ICC Permanent Premise courtroom.  Photo: msafdie.com via Bing.

9 February 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS; Habre Trial closing statements, UN report on Syria, ICTY convicted Tolimir dies, ICC apologises for witnesses named

February 10, 2016

Victims’ lawyers deliver closing in Habre Trial; verdict anticipated in May: In the trial of former Chadian president, Hissene Habre, lawyers representing the civil parties have begun closing arguments, which are expected to last two… Read More ›

Ble Goude. Photo: zuzeeko.com via Bing (CC).

3 February 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – First Pros witnesses against Gbagbo / Ble Goude, Russia not participating in ICC investigation, UN on CAH by N. Korea, ECCC testimony and ethics allegations, ICC complaint on Nigeria, immunity decision in US and more

February 4, 2016

Ble Goude denies responsibility for PEV crimes as first Pros witness testifies: On Tuesday and Wednesday, 2 and 3 February 2016 in the trial against Gbagbo and Ble Goude the latter’s lawyers have been describing… Read More ›

Ratko Mladic.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

2 February 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS; Mladic expert witness, AI critical of Nigeria Gen, ICC Bemba decision date

February 3, 2016

Mladic Expert Witness questioned by Prosecution on Srebrenica accounts: Tuesday, 2 February 2016 Dusan Pavlovic, Mladic’s expert witness, again stated that “at least 4,000 to 5,000” Bosnian Army soldiers and civilians were killed while trying… Read More ›

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20 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Victims participating in Ongwen confirmation, UN report on ISIS crimes, Ukraine urged to join ICC and Amnesty report on Iraq WC

January 21, 2016

Over 2000 victims participating in ICC confirmation hearings for Ongwen: In the confirmation of charges hearing for Dominic Ongwen 2,026 victims will participate and have their interests represented by lawyers Paulina Matsida, the head of… Read More ›

Germain Katanga.  Photo: scrapetv.com via Bing (CC).

19 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Katanga domestic prosecution, UN Report on Iraq, and more

January 20, 2016

UN Report cites deaths, mass displacement in Iraq since IS Control: Tuesday, 19 January 2016 a United Nations report details the impact on civilians in Iraq from 1 May 2015 to 31 October 2015 in… Read More ›

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

6 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Rule 68 decision expected, ECCC testimony on Meas Muth and Bangladesh death sentence upheld

January 7, 2016

ICC AC expected to rule on Rule 68 decision on recanted evidence in Ruto / Sang case: The ICC Appeals Chamber is expected to make a ruling on the application of Rule 68 in the… Read More ›

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

15 December 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICTY AC orders retrial of Stanisic and Simatovic, ICTY issues final judgment, ECCC charges Meas Muth with genocide and more

December 16, 2015

ICTY AC overturns acquittal of Stanisic and Simatovic and order retrial: On Tuesday, 15 December 2015, an Appeals Chamber at the ICTY has ordered two Serbian former security officials, Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, to… Read More ›

Ratko Mladic.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

8 December 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Pres of Republika Srpska testifies for Mladic, Bosnian general arrested and new UNHRC Pres elected

December 9, 2015

President of Republika Srpska testifies at ICTY for Mladic: Milorad Dodik, the president of Republika Srpska testified for Mladic’s defence and was cross examined at the ICTY on Monday 7 December and Tuesday 8 December… Read More ›