War Crimes

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10 October 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Georgia investigation update and agreed fact dispute in Ntaganda case

October 12, 2017

  ICC Prosecution on Georgia investigation: The ICC staff member, Phakiso Mochochoko,  Director of the Jurisdiction, Complementarity and Cooperation Division of the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) at the International Criminal Court (ICC), gave an… Read More ›

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9 October 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Naser Oric acquitted of war crimes

October 9, 2017

Naser Oric acquitted of war crimes before Sarajevo court: The former commander of Bosnian Muslim forces in Srebenica was accused of murdering three prisoners of war in 1992. Oric was tried with a former subordinate,… Read More ›

2 October 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – PPT findings on Myanmar treatment of Rohingya Muslims

2 October 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – PPT findings on Myanmar treatment of Rohingya Muslims

October 3, 2017

Permanent People’s Tribunal finds Myanmar responsible for genocide, CAH and WC: In a preliminary judgment, Permanent People’s Tribunal (PPT) on Myanmar found the Myanmar government guilty of genocide against the Rohingya, crimes against humanity against… Read More ›

3 October 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – HRW report details domestic proceedings on Syrian crimes

3 October 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – HRW report details domestic proceedings on Syrian crimes

October 3, 2017

HRW releases report on domestic trials and investigations on crimes in Syria: On 2 October 2017, Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a 66-page report detailing the various domestic measures in several European countries to address… Read More ›

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27 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Gbagbo detention to continue, Stanisic provisional release extended and PLO on Israeli settlements and ICC

September 27, 2017

ICC TC decided for continuing detention of Gbagbo: In the case of The Prosecutor v. Laurent Gbagbo & Charles Blé Goudé at the ICC, Trial Chamber I has issued their decision on whether Mr. Gbagbo… Read More ›

26 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Submissions made on Lubanga reduction of sentence, and Bensouda participates in UNGA meeting

26 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Submissions made on Lubanga reduction of sentence, and Bensouda participates in UNGA meeting

September 26, 2017

Submissions from Defence, Prosecution and OPCV on Lubanga reduction of sentence: On 21 September, Defence, Prosecution and OPCV filed observations submissions to the Appeals Chamber on the reduction of the sentence  in the Lubanga case… Read More ›

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21 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Jordan asked for more info on Bashir immunity, Ntaganzwa domestic trial presents witnesses, Burundi Commission of Inquiry report, and communication to ICC for Palestine P.E.

September 21, 2017

ICC asks Jordan for further information about immunities argument for Bashir: On 18 September, Pre-Trial Chamber II of the ICC issued a decision requesting Jordan to provide further information in relation to its failure to arrest… Read More ›

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6 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC AC decides on right for ‘no case to answer’ motion, and testimony in S&S retrial

September 7, 2017

ICC AC upholds TC decision to deny Ntaganda right to file ‘no case to answer’: In the case of  The Prosecutor v. Bosco Ntaganda ongoing at the ICC, the Appeals Chamber has upheld Trial Chamber… Read More ›