Witnesses

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

19 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – STL contempt sentencing hearing scheduled

August 19, 2016

  STL sentencing hearing on contempt case scheduled for 29 August: A sentencing hearing has been scheduled for 29 August 2016 in the contempt case against Mr Ibrahim Mohamed Ali Al Amin and Akhbar Beirut… Read More ›

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

11 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC expert witness not to testify, and ICT Bangladesh sentences 1 to death; 7 to life

August 11, 2016

Expert witness refuses to testify before ECCC: On 9 August 2016, Michael Vickery announced to the Khmer rouge tribunal that he no longer wishes to testify as an expert witness. The renowned historian was due… Read More ›

Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo.  Photo: thisisafrica.me via Bing.

6 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bemba TC reconvened, Ongwen victims response to OTP request and Ugandan suit over Bashir

July 6, 2016

Bemba Trial Chamber III reconvened for reparations proceedings: In the case of The Prosecutor v Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, the ICC Presidency has issued a decision replacing two judges in Trial Chamber III following the completion… Read More ›

Kaing Guek Eav.  Photo: Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia via Flickr (CC).

23 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Duch testimony at ECCC

June 24, 2016

Duch continues testimony at the ECCC: Former S-21 prison chief Kaing Guek Eav, also known as Duch, continued his testimony for Case 002/02 against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, which saw heated questioning from the… Read More ›

UN Building.  Photo: murphydean via Flickr (CC).

17 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Duch ECCC testimony, Mladic witness cross examined, UN Report on ISIS crimes against Yazidis and PEV victims app to ICC

June 17, 2016

Further testimony of Duch before ECCC: In Case 002/02 against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, former chief of Khmer Rouge S-21 prison Kaing Guek Eav, also known as Duch, continued his testimony for the sixth… Read More ›

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

16 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Habre seeks unconditional release, Duch testimony on Chea and Samphan, and Chea defence request on witness summons

June 17, 2016

Habre requests unconditional release after filing appeal: On 13 June 2016, lawyers for convicted Hissene Habre requested that Senegalese President Macky Sall call for Habre’s unconditional release within 48 hours, claiming that his trial had… Read More ›

Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo.  Photo: thisisafrica.me via Bing.

13 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bemba Sentencing on 21 June, Habre appeals conviction, last Mladic defence witnesses

June 14, 2016

ICC TC to deliver sentence for Bemba on 21 June: On 10 June 2016, ICC Trial Chamber III announced that it will deliver the sentence in the case The Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo during… Read More ›

Hissene Habre. Photo: The Guardian: Ibrahima Ndiaye/AP via Bing (CC).

30 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Habre sentenced to life for WC, CAH and torture, ICC rejects investigation into Bangladesh, former ICTY accused questioned and more

May 31, 2016

Hisséne Habrè found guilty of war crimes, CAH and Torture, sentenced to life in prison: On 30 May 2016, the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC) in Dakar sentenced former Chadian leader Hisséne Habrè to life imprisonment.… Read More ›