Hissene Habre.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

26 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Habre judgment on 30 May and Nigeria to send Boko Haram suspects to ICC

May 27, 2016

Judgment in Habre trial expected on 30 May: Former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre’s verdict is scheduled to be delivered by a court in Senegal on Monday, 30 May 2016. In 2013, the tribunal indicted Habre and placed… Read More ›

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23 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bashir seek travel to the US, ECHR suit for MH17 victims, Rwanda and war crimes extradition, and Bosnia war crimes charges

May 24, 2016

Bashir applies for US visa to attend UN GA despite ICC arrest warrant: The Sudanese presidency has reported that President Omar Al-Bashir has applied for a United States visa in order to attend the next… Read More ›

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

11 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ivory Coast says Mrs Gbagbo trial fair, Nizami executed in Bangladesh, and call to stop war crimes in Syria

May 11, 2016

Ivory Coast say trial of Mrs Gbagbo fair as Amnesty calls for her surrender to the ICC: Abidjan prosecutor, Aly Yeo said in a statement that Simone Gbagbo would receive a fair trial, stating that… Read More ›

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10 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS Simone Gbagbo domestic trial, attacks on civilians in Syria, ECCC judgement delay and HRW on Bangladesh

May 11, 2016

Domestic trial of former Ivory Coast First Lady Simone Gbagbo begins: On Monday, 9 May 2016 the trial of former first lady Simone Gbagbo started in Abidjan. Mrs. Gbagbo is being tried for crimes allegedly… Read More ›

Ahmad Al-Faqi Al-Mahdi. Photo: via Bing.

5 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Prosecution appeals Seselj acquittal, ICC constitutes TC for Ongwen and Al-Mahdi, Ruto seeks investigation of OTP, and more

May 6, 2016

ICTY Prosecution appeals Seselj acquittal: The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) prosecution has asked the court to either overturn Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj’s acquittal, correct claimed errors in the verdict… Read More ›

Bosco Ntaganda.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

27 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ntaganda prosecution witness testimony, Mladic defense calls expert, ECCC testimony on S-21 and more

April 28, 2016

ICC Prosecution witness testifies on rebels arms civilians in Ntaganda trial: Witness P907, a former fighter with the Union of Congolese Patriots (UPC), said that commanders provided guns to civilians and encouraged them to pillage… Read More ›

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

20 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC continues testimony on S-21 prison

April 21, 2016

ECCC Case 002 continues testimony on S-21 prison; defense calls into question credibility: After the conclusion of testimony yesterday by Mr. Chum Mey, the ECCC continues to hear testimony about the S-21 or Tuol Sleng… Read More ›

Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

19 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS- Mladic witness Tomasica evidence, Int’l Children’s Court proposed, Tuol Sleng survivor testifies ECCC, ICC requests, Kenya refuses extradition of accused

April 20, 2016

Mladic Defense witness questions veracity of Tomasica evidence: Defense witness and pathologist Zoran Stankovic testified before the ICTY on Tuesday 19 April 2016 and questioned the evaluations carried out on the bodies exhumed from the… Read More ›