Witnesses

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

21 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Jordan asked for more info on Bashir immunity, Ntaganzwa domestic trial presents witnesses, Burundi Commission of Inquiry report, and communication to ICC for Palestine P.E.

September 21, 2017

ICC asks Jordan for further information about immunities argument for Bashir: On 18 September, Pre-Trial Chamber II of the ICC issued a decision requesting Jordan to provide further information in relation to its failure to arrest… 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 ›

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 ›

Auschwitz, Poland.  Photo: MrJamesAckerley via Flickr (CC).

19 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ntaganda case on prior recorded testimony, Tunisia to allow individuals direct access to African Court, Un WC Commission files to be made public, and decision on ICJ Ukraine v. Russia provisional measures expected

April 19, 2017

  ICC TC rejects Ntaganda defence leave to appeal on admission of prior recorded testimony: In the case of The Prosecutor V. Bosco Ntaganda, Trial Chamber VI has rejected the Defence team’s request for leave… Read More ›

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

6 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Prosecutor on DRC crimes, ICTY Pros opposes Mladic provisional release, TC guidance on witness contacts in Ntaganda case and UN probe on chemical weapon attack

April 6, 2017

Prosecutor says certain crimes in DRC within ICC jurisdiction: On 4 April, the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC issued a statement addressing the recent escalation of violence in the Kasaï provinces of DRC.… Read More ›

LRA fighters.  Photo: rjdh.org via Bing (CC).

19 January 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC hears Pros witness in Ongwen trial, and UK SC Belhaj Judgment dismisses act of state / immunity appeals

January 20, 2017

Ongwen trial begins with Prosecution witness on LRA structure: On Tuesday 17 January, the ICC trial against former Lord Resistance Army (LRA) Commander Dominic Ongwen resumed with the expert testimony of Tim Allen. Mr. Allen,… Read More ›

ICC accused, Dominic Ongwen.  Photo: International Criminal Court via Flickr.

1 December 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Decisions and Filings in Ongwen as Trial Approaches, IACHR on Mexico Disappearances, Bensouda on Malian Domestic Trial, ICTY Arrest Warrants and more

December 1, 2016

Trial Chamber IX makes decisions on evidence, protective measures and amicus briefs as Ongwen trial date approaches: The trial of Dominic Ongwen is due to begin on Tuesday 6 December 2016 before the International Criminal… Read More ›

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2 November 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICTR convict dies, ICC President addresses UNGA and Ntaganda decision on Rule 68 testimony

November 2, 2016

ICC President addresses UNGA on 2016 record and State participation: Delivering her annual report to the United National General Assembly on 31st October, ICC President Judge Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi insisted that State participation in… Read More ›