War Crimes

Former Romanian President, Ion Iliescu.  Photo: octavpelin.wordpress.com via Bing (CC).

20 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC juris over WC of rape / sexual slavery of child soldiers and Romanian ex-Pres charged with CAH

June 20, 2017

ICC AC confirms jurisdiction for war crimes of rape / sexual slavery of child soldiers in Ntaganda trial: On 15 June 2017, the ICC Appeals Chamber unanimously rejected Ntaganda appeal against the decision of Trial… Read More ›

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

19 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – OTP statement on Gaddafi and Al-Tuhamy, ICC decision on SA and Bashir, and ECCC Pros call for life for Samphan and Chea

June 20, 2017

OTP says Gaddafi son, Saif, and Al-Tuhamy must be transferred to ICC:  In a statement issued on 14 July 2017, the ICC Office of the Prosecutor called for the immediate arrest and transfer to The… Read More ›

Acquitted ICTY Accused, Ramush Haradinaj.  Photo: tasnimnews.com via Bing (CC).

13 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICTY / MICT retrial starts, ICTY FORMER ACCUSED ELECTED Kosovo PM

June 14, 2017

Stanisic and Simatovic retrial begins: The retrial of Mr. Stanisic, former chief of the Serbian State Security Service and his assistant, Mr. Simatovic started on 13 June 2017 before the Trial Chamber of the MICT.… Read More ›

Former Liberian President, Chalres Taylor.  Photo: theconversation.com via Bing (CC).

6 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Charles Taylor ex-wife charged with torture

June 7, 2017

Ex-wife of Charles Taylor arrested in London for torture allegations in Liberia: Former Liberian President Charles Taylor’s ex-wife, Agnes Reeves, was charged with torture in UK domestic Court. She was arrested on 1 June 2017… Read More ›

Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic.  Photo: balkaninsight.com via Bing.

1 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Stanisic & Simatovic to surrender and start retrial, not guilty plea at EULEX trial, OHCHR report on CAH in CAR, extradition for charge on killings in Ukraine, and Saif Gaddafi’s continued detention

June 1, 2017

Stanisic and Simatovic ordered to Hague detention unit by 30 May for 13 June retrial start: The ICTY has ordered former Serbian state security officials Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic to surrender to the UN detention unit… Read More ›

29 May 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – African HR Court says Kenya violated indigenous people’s rights; ICTJ says Nepalese political leaders impeding war crimes investigations; U.S. immigrations team deports individual suspected in Srebrenica war crimes

29 May 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – African HR Court says Kenya violated indigenous people’s rights; ICTJ says Nepalese political leaders impeding war crimes investigations; U.S. immigrations team deports individual suspected in Srebrenica war crimes

May 29, 2017

African HR Court says Kenya violated indigenous people’s rights: On 26 May 2017, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights ruled that Kenya violated the Ogiek people’s right to land, religion, culture, development and… Read More ›

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

23 May 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Mladic appeals provisional release rejection, and Bensouda on CAR crimes

May 23, 2017

  Mladic defence team appeals decision on provisional release: On 22 May 2017, Mladić team has appealed the ICTY decision to deny provisional release for medical treatment. According to the Defence team, the Chamber misunderstood… Read More ›

ICC indicted, Joseph Kony. Photo: shroomery.org via Bing (CC).

22 May 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – UN unveils report suggesting S. Sudanese troops killed hundreds of civilians; AU requests international support in fight against Kony in C. African Republic; ECCC Co-prosecutors urge life sentence in lead up to closing arguments

May 22, 2017

UN unveils report suggesting S. Sudanese troops killed hundreds of civilians: A report by the Human Rights Division of the UN Mission in South Sudan and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human… Read More ›