Ble Goude. Photo: via Bing (CC).

3 February 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – First Pros witnesses against Gbagbo / Ble Goude, Russia not participating in ICC investigation, UN on CAH by N. Korea, ECCC testimony and ethics allegations, ICC complaint on Nigeria, immunity decision in US and more

February 4, 2016

Ble Goude denies responsibility for PEV crimes as first Pros witness testifies: On Tuesday and Wednesday, 2 and 3 February 2016 in the trial against Gbagbo and Ble Goude the latter’s lawyers have been describing… Read More ›

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2 February 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS; Mladic expert witness, AI critical of Nigeria Gen, ICC Bemba decision date

February 3, 2016

Mladic Expert Witness questioned by Prosecution on Srebrenica accounts: Tuesday, 2 February 2016 Dusan Pavlovic, Mladic’s expert witness, again stated that “at least 4,000 to 5,000” Bosnian Army soldiers and civilians were killed while trying… Read More ›

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27 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS; Georgia Investigation, Prosecutor Bensouda speech, Holocaust commemoration, and CAR sanctions

January 28, 2016

ICC Chambers give Prosecutor the go-ahead for Georgia crimes investigation: On Wednesday, 27 January 2016, the Pre-Trial Chamber I of the ICC authorized the Prosecutor to continue with an investigation for crimes allegedly committed in… Read More ›

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20 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Victims participating in Ongwen confirmation, UN report on ISIS crimes, Ukraine urged to join ICC and Amnesty report on Iraq WC

January 21, 2016

Over 2000 victims participating in ICC confirmation hearings for Ongwen: In the confirmation of charges hearing for Dominic Ongwen 2,026 victims will participate and have their interests represented by lawyers Paulina Matsida, the head of… Read More ›

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19 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Katanga domestic prosecution, UN Report on Iraq, and more

January 20, 2016

UN Report cites deaths, mass displacement in Iraq since IS Control: Tuesday, 19 January 2016 a United Nations report details the impact on civilians in Iraq from 1 May 2015 to 31 October 2015 in… Read More ›

Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic.  Photo: via Bing.

15 December 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICTY AC orders retrial of Stanisic and Simatovic, ICTY issues final judgment, ECCC charges Meas Muth with genocide and more

December 16, 2015

ICTY AC overturns acquittal of Stanisic and Simatovic and order retrial: On Tuesday, 15 December 2015, an Appeals Chamber at the ICTY has ordered two Serbian former security officials, Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, to… Read More ›

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11 December 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – UNSC told to refer N Korea to ICC, Rwanda ready to try Ntanganzwa and regional government reacts to Bosnian Serb arrests

December 12, 2015

UN High Commissioner for HR tells UNSC to refer N Korea to ICC: UN Human Rights chief Zeid Raad al-Hussein told the Security Council at a meeting on Thursday that it is “essential” that the… Read More ›

Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

9 December 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – HRW presses for Libya action, ECCC testimony and genocide charge and new Srebrenica mass grave uncovered

December 10, 2015

HRW presses ICC and int’l orgs to take action with former Gaddafi officials trials:  On Tuesday, 8 December, the Libya Herald reported on Human Rights Watch consistent pressure on the ICC, the U.N. Security Council… Read More ›