War Crimes

UN Secretery General, Antonio Guterres.  Photo: semiodata.fr via Bing.

16 August 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bensouda to visit Colombia, Ukraine gives WCs evidence to OTP, MICT on communications with DU, and possible WCs at Mali peacekeeping HQ

August 17, 2017

  Bensouda to visit Colombia about war crimes investigations: ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda will visit Colombia in September to gather information regarding the status of domestic-level war crime investigations concerning some of Colombia’s top… Read More ›

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15 August 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC new Libya arrest warrant

August 15, 2017

ICC issues arrest warrant against Al-Werfalli for Libya war crimes: On 15 August 2017, Pre-Trial Chamber I of the ICC issued a public arrest warrant against Libyan national, Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf Al-Werfalli, for the war crime of murder… Read More ›

Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.  Photo: mintpressnews.com via Bing (CC).

9 August 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Myanmar Gov Inquiry finds no CAH, MICT allows Stanisic to attend on webcast, and Germany charges Syrian man with WC

August 10, 2017

Commission of Inquiry by the Myanmar government finds no CAH during violence in Rakhine: Myanmar Vice President Myint Swe announced on 6 August 2017 that an inquiry conducted by the government’s ‘Rakhine Investigative Commission’ into violence… Read More ›

ICC Judges.  Photo: ICC via Flickr.

20 July 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC to review Gbagbo detention, ICC Regulations amended and witness testifies on Ongwen’s orders

July 20, 2017

ICC AC reverses decision of TC and orders review of Gbagbo detention: On 19 July 2017, the Appeals Chamber of the ICC reversed the decision of Trial Chamber I on the detention of former Ivory Coast… Read More ›

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

18 July 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – new evidence rejected in S&S retrial and ICC initiates outreach project in Ongwen case

July 19, 2017

MICT TC denies Prosecution app to admit new written statement in Stanisic and Simatovic retrial: The MICT Trial Chamber (TC) found that the Prosecution proposed evidence does not satisfy the requirements of its Decision for admission… Read More ›

Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.  Photo: mintpressnews.com via Bing (CC).

13 July 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Stay on Barasa arrest lifted, Myanmar urged to support UN investigations, Amnesty report on WC in Mosul, report to ICC on Mexico CAH, and Colombian former president seeks pros of only FARC

July 13, 2017

Kenyan Appeals Court lifts order barring Barasa’s arrest on ICC warrant for contempt: On Tuesday, Kenya’s Court of Appeal lifted a previously issued order which had prevented the arrest of journalist Walter Barasa who is… Read More ›

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

29 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – MICT testimony on control over crim enterprise in Stanisic and Simatovic retrial, KRSJI Rules approved and Cambodia Legal Doc Centre opened

June 29, 2017

MICT hears testimony that alleged joint enterprise of Milosevic with Stanisic and Simatovic did not command Serbs outside Serbia: On 28 June, Prosecution witness John Wilson testified in front of the judges of the Mechanism for… Read More ›

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 ›