War Crimes

Sudanese President, Omar Al-Bashir.  Photo: he.m.wikipedia.org via Bing (CC).

11 December 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Jordan found in non-compliance; referred to UNSC / ASP, and ASP elects new ICC judges

December 11, 2017

ICC PTC decides Jordan failed to cooperate with arrest of Bashir; refers Jordan to UNSC / ASP: On 11 December 2017, the ICC Pre-Trial Chamber delivered its judgment on Jordan’s non-compliance with the Court’s request… Read More ›

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

5 December 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC OTP PE Report, Final submissions on Meas Muth ECCC investigation, 13 arrested in Bosnia and warrant against Haradinaj removed

December 5, 2017

ICC OTP publishes annual Report on Preliminary Examinations:  On 4 December 2017, the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court published its seventh annual Report on Preliminary Examinations. These reports are prepared in… Read More ›

ICTY building. Photo: ICTY photos via Flickr (CC)

29 November 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Appeals judgment in Prlic et al., Praljak dies after drinking poison in Courtroom and Kosovo Tribunal ready for first indictments

November 30, 2017

ICTY issues Appeals Judgment in Prlic et al.: In the case of the Prosecutor v. Jadranko Prlić et al. before the Appeals Chamber of the ICTY – the final appeal at the ICTY – the… Read More ›

Slave trade.  mwnews24.com via Bing.

27 November 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Prlic AC judgment due 27 Nov, call for ICC to prosecute Libyan slave trade, UN on killing of peacekeepers and US decision based on Palestinian ICC complaint

November 28, 2017

ICTY Appeals Judgment against Prlic expected on 29 Nov: At 10.00 on Wednesday 29 November 2017, the ICTY Appeals Chamber will rule in the appeal of six high-level leaders of the Bosnian Croat wartime entity Herceg-Bosna… Read More ›

Mural of Ratko Mladic.  Photo: Emmanuel in Europe via Bing (CC).

22 November 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICTY convicts Mladic; gives him life

November 23, 2017

ICTY judgment finds Mladic guilty of genocide, war crimes and CAH; sentences him to life imprisonment: On 22 November 2017, Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia convicted Ratko Mladić,… Read More ›

ICC, The Hague.  Photo:  sputnik news via Bing.

21 November 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – public version of request to open Afghanistan investigation is released

November 22, 2017

ICC OTP request to open investigation into Afghanistan; public redacted: On 20 November 2017, the OTP of the ICC announced that it had submitted its request to investigate into Afghanistan (“Request”). On that same day, a public… Read More ›

Khalifa Haftar.  Photo: vivicentro.it via Bing (CC).

15 November 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bashir travels to Uganda, Bensouda asked to indict Khalifa Haftar, UNGA HR Committee on N. Korea HR abuses and agreement with ICC on prison conditions

November 16, 2017

Bashir travels to Uganda; HR rights group urge his arrest and ICC transfer: Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir visited Uganda on 13th November, meeting Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and discussing areas of Ugandan-Sudanese cooperation “including trade… Read More ›

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

9 November 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC opens investigation in Burundi, ICC AC issues second Lubanga sentence reduction decision, ICTY Prosecutor to report Croatia to UNSC for non-cooperation

November 9, 2017

ICC Judges authorize opening investigation in Burundi: On 9 November 2017, ICC Pre-trial Chamber III issued the public redacted version of its decision granting authorization to the ICC Prosecutor to open an investigation into the… Read More ›