War Crimes

Ahmad Al-Faqi Al-Mahdi. Photo: maliweb.net via Bing.

25 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Guilty plea in ICC Mali case, Stanisic and Simatovic retrial start scheduled and ECCC request on expert evidence

May 25, 2016

Al-Faqi al-Mahdi to plead guilty in ICC case: Mr Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi will plead guilty before the ICC and ask for the pardon of the Malian people for the deliberate targeting in 2012 of nine… Read More ›

European Court of Human Rights.  Photo: flickr.com via Bing (CC).

23 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bashir seek travel to the US, ECHR suit for MH17 victims, Rwanda and war crimes extradition, and Bosnia war crimes charges

May 24, 2016

Bashir applies for US visa to attend UN GA despite ICC arrest warrant: The Sudanese presidency has reported that President Omar Al-Bashir has applied for a United States visa in order to attend the next… Read More ›

Jean-Pierre Bemba.  Photo:  ICC via Flickr.

19 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bemba sentencing hearing, Simone Gbagbo won’t be transferred, Serbia acquits 10 of hiding Mladic and won’t extradite 3 for Seselj contempt charges; and more

May 20, 2016

  Bemba defense asks for short sentence at ICC sentencing hearing while Prosecution asks for 25 years: Judges at the ICC heard arguments from the prosecution and defense regarding former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba’s sentencing.… Read More ›

Mustafa Badreddine.  Photo: dailystar.com.lb via Bing.

16 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – STL to decide on procedure after Badreddine’s death and ICC holds sentencing hearing for Bemba

May 17, 2016

  STL takes note of accused Badreddine’s death; to make judicial decision on future of proceedings: The Special Tribunal for Lebanon said on Friday that it had taken note of media reports that disclosed the death of… Read More ›

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

11 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ivory Coast says Mrs Gbagbo trial fair, Nizami executed in Bangladesh, and call to stop war crimes in Syria

May 11, 2016

Ivory Coast say trial of Mrs Gbagbo fair as Amnesty calls for her surrender to the ICC: Abidjan prosecutor, Aly Yeo said in a statement that Simone Gbagbo would receive a fair trial, stating that… Read More ›

Simone Gbagbo.  Photo: linfodrome.com via Bing.

10 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS Simone Gbagbo domestic trial, attacks on civilians in Syria, ECCC judgement delay and HRW on Bangladesh

May 11, 2016

Domestic trial of former Ivory Coast First Lady Simone Gbagbo begins: On Monday, 9 May 2016 the trial of former first lady Simone Gbagbo started in Abidjan. Mrs. Gbagbo is being tried for crimes allegedly… Read More ›

ECCC accused; Nuon Chea.  Photo: commons.wikimedia.org via Bing (CC).

9 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Gbagbo / Ble Goude ICC trial resumes, Katanga trial in DRC to restart and ECCC defense evidence

May 11, 2016

Gbagbo and Ble Goude trial resumes with sixth Prosecution witness: The joint trial of former president of the Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Laurent Gbagbo and former youth minister, Charles Ble Goude, has resumed with its sixth… Read More ›

Special Tribunal For Lebanon.  Photo: STL via Flickr (CC).

6 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – STL Contempt case closing arguments schedules and Bangladesh SC rejects final defense appeal

May 6, 2016

STL schedules closing arguments for contempt case: The Special Tribunal for Lebanon has scheduled the closing arguments in contempt case STL 14-06 against Al Akhbar newspaper and Mr Ibrahim Al Amin for 10:00 CET on… Read More ›