Witnesses

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

19 September 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC OTP policy paper on case selection/prioritisation expands to environmental destruction probes; Witness prep decision in Ongwen case and decision on Kenya’s failure to cooperate

September 20, 2016

ICC OTP new policy paper on case selection and prioritisation could examine environmental destruction: On Thursday, the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) released a Policy Paper on Case Selection and Prioritisation of… Read More ›

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 ›