Victims

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

6 September 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC AC allows victim participation in Bemba appeal and Ongwen leave to appeal on payments rejected.

September 7, 2016

ICC AC allows victims to participate in Bemba sentencing appeal: On 1 September 2016, the Appeals Chamber (AC) allowed the victims to participate in the appeal proceedings in the Bemba case. The AC granted victims the… Read More ›

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

2 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Habre ordered to pay compensation, Simone Gbagbo trial delayed, Bosnian man arrest in Brazil for WC

August 2, 2016

Habre ordered to pay compensation to victims of crimes against humanity: On 29 July 2016, the Extraordinary African Chambers Court ordered Habré to pay compensation to his victims of crimes against humanity (CAH). Compensations amount reported… Read More ›

Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo.  Photo: thisisafrica.me via Bing.

6 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bemba TC reconvened, Ongwen victims response to OTP request and Ugandan suit over Bashir

July 6, 2016

Bemba Trial Chamber III reconvened for reparations proceedings: In the case of The Prosecutor v Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, the ICC Presidency has issued a decision replacing two judges in Trial Chamber III following the completion… Read More ›

UN Building.  Photo: murphydean via Flickr (CC).

17 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Duch ECCC testimony, Mladic witness cross examined, UN Report on ISIS crimes against Yazidis and PEV victims app to ICC

June 17, 2016

Further testimony of Duch before ECCC: In Case 002/02 against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, former chief of Khmer Rouge S-21 prison Kaing Guek Eav, also known as Duch, continued his testimony for the sixth… Read More ›

Hissene Habre.  Photo: afrofocus.com 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 ›

European Court of Human Rights.  Photo: flickr.com via Bing (CC).

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 Permanent 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 ›

Simone Gbagbo.  Photo: linfodrome.com via Bing.

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 ›