Thomas Lubanga.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

23 November 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURT – ICC to issue second Lubanga reparations decision

November 27, 2017

ICC schedules hearing on Lubanga reparations: On 22 November, Trial Chamber II issued an order which scheduled a public hearing for 15 December where the Trial Chamber will issue its decision on reparations for victims in… Read More ›

ICC Premanent Premises, The Hague. Photo: by ICL Media Review (rights reserved).

12 October 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Gbagbo TC sets procedure for deceased victim apps

October 12, 2017

Gbagbo TC establishes procedure for participation resumption of deceased victims by ‘closely-related individuals’: On 11 October, Trial Chamber I of the ICC issued a “Decision on the resumption of action applications” of deceased victims in… Read More ›

26 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Submissions made on Lubanga reduction of sentence, and Bensouda participates in UNGA meeting

26 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Submissions made on Lubanga reduction of sentence, and Bensouda participates in UNGA meeting

September 26, 2017

Submissions from Defence, Prosecution and OPCV on Lubanga reduction of sentence: On 21 September, Defence, Prosecution and OPCV filed observations submissions to the Appeals Chamber on the reduction of the sentence  in the Lubanga case… Read More ›

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27 July 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – DRC rebel surrenders to MONUSCO, team of experts appointed for Kasai region abuses, and ICC victim reparation plan for Katanga

July 27, 2017

DRC rebel leader wanted for alleged CAH surrenders to MONUSCO: On 26 July 2017, the founder and leader of a Congolese rebel group who has been allegedly involved in a number of atrocities committed in… Read More ›

Rohingya Muslims.  Photos: via Bing.

17 July 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – date set for Gbagbo detention decision and Rohingya Muslims have access to media

July 17, 2017

ICC Appeals Chamber set date to deliver judgment on Gbagbo’s continued detention: The ICC Appeals Chamber will deliver its judgement on the Defence appeal against the “Decision on Mr Gbagbo’s Detention” in a public hearing… Read More ›

Augustine Ngirabatware.  Photo: via Bing.

21 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – MICT grants review of Ngirabatware conviction; Chea closing arguments; submissions on reparations in Al-Mahdi case, and conviction of MICT judge in Turkey

June 22, 2017

MICT grants review of conviction of Ngirabatware before ICTR: The UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) has granted a request for review of the ICTR judgment in the case of The Prosecutor v. Augustin… Read More ›

Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. Photo:  ECCC via Flickr (CC).

19 May 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC victims’ closing brief and statement from Mladic defence on provisional release

May 19, 2017

ECCC victim submit closing brief in case against Chea and Samphan:  In the case against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan before the ICC, victims acting as a civil party have submitted their closing brief.  The… Read More ›

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18 May 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – IACHR on Brazil abuses, and ICC Trust Fund program in Côte d’Ivoire

May 18, 2017

Inter-American Court of HRs issues judgment on police abuses in Brazil: On 12 May, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) issued a ruling condemning Brazil for police violence and for failing to ensure justice… Read More ›