Witnesses

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 ›

Bosco Ntaganda.  Photo: ecosocialojocritico.wordpress.com via Bing (CC).

27 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ntaganda prosecution witness testimony, Mladic defense calls expert, ECCC testimony on S-21 and more

April 28, 2016

ICC Prosecution witness testifies on rebels arms civilians in Ntaganda trial: Witness P907, a former fighter with the Union of Congolese Patriots (UPC), said that commanders provided guns to civilians and encouraged them to pillage… Read More ›

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

20 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC continues testimony on S-21 prison

April 21, 2016

ECCC Case 002 continues testimony on S-21 prison; defense calls into question credibility: After the conclusion of testimony yesterday by Mr. Chum Mey, the ECCC continues to hear testimony about the S-21 or Tuol Sleng… Read More ›

Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta.  Photo: pressenza.com via Bing (CC).

19 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS- Mladic witness Tomasica evidence, Int’l Children’s Court proposed, Tuol Sleng survivor testifies ECCC, ICC requests, Kenya refuses extradition of accused

April 20, 2016

Mladic Defense witness questions veracity of Tomasica evidence: Defense witness and pathologist Zoran Stankovic testified before the ICTY on Tuesday 19 April 2016 and questioned the evaluations carried out on the bodies exhumed from the… Read More ›

7 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC requests explanation for witness’s refusal to testify, and Prosecution and Defense make statements after Ruto and Sang cases terminated

7 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC requests explanation for witness’s refusal to testify, and Prosecution and Defense make statements after Ruto and Sang cases terminated

April 7, 2016

  ECCC President requests explanation of witness’s refusal to testify in Case 002/02: Testimony was not heard from witness “2-TCW-827” in Case 002/02 against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan on Monday and Tuesday, due to… Read More ›

Kenyan Deputy President, William Ruto. Photo: International Criminal Court via Flickr.

5 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Trial Chamber vacates charges against Ruto & Sang

April 6, 2016

ICC Trial Chamber vacates charges against Ruto & Sang: Tuesday, 5 April 2016 Trial Chamber V(A) of the International Criminal Court decided by majority that the charges against William Samoei Ruto and Joshua Arap Sang… Read More ›

Vojislav Seselj. Photo: srbija.blog.hu via Bing (CC).

16 March 2016 – Seselj allowed to miss judgment, ECCC expert testimony on ideology, UN Sec-Gen’s Syrian ICC referral recommendation, US House Rep. votes IS action genocide

March 17, 2016

ICTY allows Seselj to be absent from judgment hearing on 31 March: On Wednesday, 16 March 2016 the ICTY confirmed that the verdict in the war crimes trial of Vojislav Seselj will be announced on… Read More ›

Opening statement in the contempt case against Al Jadeed S.A.L./NEW T.V. S.A.L (N.T.V) & Ms Karma Mohamed Tahsin Al Khayat - STL-14-05 - Defence team. Photo: Special Tribunal for Lebanon via Flickr (CC).

10 March 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – STL AC contempt judgment in Karma al-Khayat case, Serbia unsure of Seselj attendance for judgment and Finland charges 2 Iraqis with WC

March 10, 2016

STL AC acquits journalist Karma al-Khayat of contempt charges: On Tuesday 8 March 2016 in a written judgement, the Appeals Panel, presided over by STL President Judge Ivana Hrdliekova, and consisting of Judge Janet Nosworthy… Read More ›