War Crimes

Hissene Habre.  Photo: afrofocus.com via Bing (CC).

27 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 28, 2015

Habre refuses newly appointed defense lawyers: On Tuesday, 25 August 2015, Former Chadian President Hissene Habre refused to meet his court-appointed lawyers at the prison of Cap Manuel in Dakar, claiming he did not know… Read More ›

UN Human Rights Council.  Photo: United States Mission Geneva via Flickr (CC).

26 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 27, 2015

UNESCO calls recent destruction of Syrian cultural ruins “war crimes”: Irina Bokova, Director-General of United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization, called the Sunday, 23 August 2015, destruction of the ancient temple of Baalshamin in… Read More ›

Leng Thirith at the ECCC.  Photo: ECCC via Flickr (CC).

24 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 25, 2015

Leng Thirith, ECCC accused in Case 002, dies:  On 10:30 am on 22 August 2015, ECCC accused person Ieng Thirith passed away in Pailin, Cambodia. Though her cause of death was not made public, 83-year-old… Read More ›

20 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

20 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 21, 2015

ICC TC in Ruto case allows admission of recanted witnesses previous statements: Yesterday, 19 August 2015, ICC trial judges allowed the prosecution’s request for admission of recanted witness statements as evidence against Deputy President William Ruto.… Read More ›

Mile Mrkšić.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

18 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 19, 2015

ICTY convicted Mile Mrksic dies in detention in Portugal: Mile Mrksic, former commander of the Republic of Serb Krajina Army general major, died 16 August 2015. A justice ministry spokesperson said that he died of… Read More ›

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17 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 17, 2015

Egypt rejects HRW’s call for a UN HR Council investigation of the Rabaa massacre: Egypt has rejected a call by the Human Rights Watch (HRW) for an international investigation of the Rabaa massacre, occurring in… Read More ›

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

13 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 14, 2015

Mladic’s wife testifies to Gen. Mladic’s alibi during Srebrenica:  Bosilijka Mladic, the wife of former Bosnian-Serb military leader Ratko Mladic, testified at her husband’s war crimes trial at The Hague yesterday, 12 August 2015. She… Read More ›

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

12 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 13, 2015

Amnesty indicates ongoing crimes by Syria Government Forces: In a new report released Wednesday, 12 August 2015, Amnesty International said Syria’s government forces were committing war crimes against Eastern Ghouta’s civilians.  Specifically, Amnesty International said… Read More ›