ECCC accused; Nuon Chea.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

19 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC Nuon Chea defense boycott, ICC ASP annual report, Mladic defense witness and Bangladesh WC’s appeal

November 19, 2015

Nuon Chea instucts defense against court appearance;reads statement to court: On Tuesday 17 November, lawyers representing ECCC accused Nuon Chea were instructed not to participate in the Court’s appeals hearing before the Supreme Court Chamber.  … Read More ›

Hissene Habre. Photo: The Guardian: Ibrahima Ndiaye/AP via Bing (CC).

10 November 2015- NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ecuador’s CAH trial, Habre trial witness testimony, Amnesty on Bangladesh’s WC trials and Oric’s ICTY pleading

November 11, 2015

Ecuador to begin first trial for CAH: Ecuador’s National Court of Justice will begin the country’s first trial for crimes against humanity this week. Four former army generals, colonels and a police general face charges… Read More ›

Mavi Marmara.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

6 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC AC dismisses OTP Flotilla appeal, Bensouda addresses UNSC on Libya, ECCC Case 02 criticism and more

November 7, 2015

ICC AC dismisses OTP appeal concerning reconsideration of its decision not to investigate crimes committed against the Gaza Freedom Flotilla: Friday 7 November 2015 the Appeals Chamber of the ICC decided in a majority decision… Read More ›

Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic.  Photo: via Bing.

4 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Stanisic and Simatovic, Columbian victims v. peace negoations, and Egypt war crimes investigation request in UK

November 5, 2015

ICTY to deliver Stanisic and Simatovic appeal on 15 December: This week it was reported the ICTY’s appeals decision concerning the acquittal of two former Serbian state security officials for war crimes is expected 15 December. … Read More ›

Mahmoud Abbas.  Photo: Cabinet Office via Flickr (CC).

2 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Palestine visits ICC, draft N. Korea UN resolution and Bangladesh death sentence petitions.

November 2, 2015

Palestinian delegation visits the ICC; submits further evidence of war crimes: On Friday, 30 October 2015, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki met with ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and handed out… Read More ›

South Sudan Rebels loyal to Riek Machar in Lankien, South Sudan, Jan 23, 2014. Photo: Jerome Starkey via Flickr (CC).

30 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ongwen confirmation in The Hague, OTP closes Honduras PE, Gbagbo trial postponed and more

October 31, 2015

ICC decides against conducting Ongwen’s confirmation of charges hearing in Uganda: On Wednesday, 28 October 2015 the ICC decided not to hold the confirmation of charges hearing for Dominic Ongwen in Uganda, according to an… Read More ›

Laurent Gbagbo.  Photo: Paterne DIDI via Flickr (CC).

27 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ruto no case to answer motion, decision on Gbagbo venue request, Mladic and ECCC testimony and more

October 28, 2015

ICC TC denies Gbagbo request to hold trial in Abidjan: On Monday, 26 October 2015 the ICC Trial Chamber denied a request by former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo’s lawyers to hold his trial in Abidjan… Read More ›

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26 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Mladic witness, Screbrenica complaint and Sri Lanka war crimes

October 27, 2015

Families of Srebrenica victims bring Dutch UN commanders to European Court of HR: The families of three Bosnian-Muslim victims who were killed in the 1995 have filed a complaint with the European Court of Human… Read More ›