Bashar al Assad.  Photo: proyecto40.com via Bing (CC).

1 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 2, 2015

France initiates CAH investigation of Assad: On Wednesday, 30 September 2015, the Paris prosecutor’s office said that France is investigating Syria’s President, Bashar al-Assad, over alleged crimes against humanity. An official at the prosecutor’s office… Read More ›

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

24 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 24, 2015

Bashir cancels plan to attend UN GA in NY: Sudan’s ministry of foreign affairs said that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has abandoned his plan to lead his government’s delegation at the UN general assembly in… Read More ›

Karma Khayat; STL Contempt proceedings.  Photo: english.al-akhbar.com via Bing (CC).

19 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 20, 2015

STL clears Lebanese journalist and company of interfering with justice charges: On Friday, 18 September 2015, Lebanese TV journalist Karma Khayat, and her TV station Al Jadeed were cleared of the charge of obstructing justice by… Read More ›

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15 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 16, 2015

Unconfirmed reports warn of imminent executions of Saif Gaddafi, Al-Senussi and other Gaddafi officials: Unconfirmed media reports from Tripoli mention a possible execution of the former Qaddafi-era officials including Saif Al-Islam Qaddafi, Muammar Gaddafi’s son,… Read More ›

Former Peruvian leader, Francisco Morales Bermudez.  Photo: desdeeltercerpiso.com via Bing (CC).

11 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 12, 2015

Former Peruvian leader, Francisco Morales Bermudez, charges with CAH: On Thursday, 10 September 2015, a Peruvian judge charged former leader Francisco Morales Bermudez along with three other high ranking military officers for their alleged role… Read More ›

20 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

20 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 21, 2015

ICC TC in Ruto case allows admission of recanted witnesses previous statements: Yesterday, 19 August 2015, ICC trial judges allowed the prosecution’s request for admission of recanted witness statements as evidence against Deputy President William Ruto.… Read More ›

Guantanamo Bay.  Photo: Aslan Media via Flickr (CC).

10 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 10, 2015

Kosovo passes laws to establish war crimes tribunal: Kosovo lawmakers have approved a law to set up a special war crimes court to assist with filing indictments against top wartime leaders and current politicians. The overnight vote,… Read More ›

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


July 31, 2015

ECCC witness testifies that Samphan present at airport worksite:  The final witness concerning the Kampong Chhnang airport website, Khin Vat, gave her testimony at the Khmer Rouge tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, yesterday 29 July… Read More ›