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11 May 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC rejects Bemba request on reparations, Austria gives life sentence for Syria crimes, Serbia to fill war crimes pros position and Argentina combats reduced sentences for HR abusers

May 11, 2017

ICC TC rejects Bemba’s request to suspend reparations proceedings during appeal: On 5 May, Trial Chamber III of the ICC, in the case of The Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, rejected the Defence’s request to… Read More ›

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9 May 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Prosecutor address UNSC on Libya

May 10, 2017

ICC Prosecutor addresses UN Security Council on Libya; raises crimes against migrants: On 9 May 2017, the ICC Prosecutor made a statement to the UN Security Council on the situation in Libya; noting with concern the… Read More ›

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8 May 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – 80 schoolgirls formerly held by Boko Haram released in Nigeria; UN Security Council responds to attack against UN Mission in S. Sudan; Rights groups, international powers concerned by Cambodia HR workers’ detention

May 8, 2017

  80 schoolgirls formerly held by Boko Haram released in Nigeria: On 6 May 2017, more than 80 of the Chibok schoolgirls held by Boko Haram were released, after being abducted over three years ago.… Read More ›

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3 May 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC closing statements in Case 002/02 shortened, arrest in Poland on Ukrainian crimes, IIIM to start work on Syrian crimes soon, Ugandan Gov lobbies on African Court direct access

May 3, 2017

ECCC trial reduced time for closing arguments in Case 002/02: In response to a request from the Prosecution in ECCC case 002/2 against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan for crimes against humanity and genocide, the… Read More ›

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2 May 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – French court denies Serbia’s Haradinaj extradition request

May 2, 2017

French court denies Serbia’s request for Haradinaj’s extradition:  On 27 April a French court in Colmar decided against extraditing the former Prime Minister of Kosovo and current opposition leader, Ramush Haradinaj, to Serbia citing procedural… Read More ›

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27 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – EAC upholds conviction of Habre on appeal

April 27, 2017

Extraordinary African Chambers upholds conviction of Habre on appeal: On 27 April the Extraordinary African Chambers issued its judgment on appeal confirming the trial judgment which convicted the former Chadian leader for war crimes and life… Read More ›

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26 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC unseals warrant against Gaddafi era Interior Security Chief:

April 26, 2017

ICC unseals warrant against Gaddafi era Interior Security Chief: On 24 April 2017 the ICC’s Pre-Trial Chamber I unsealed an arrest warrant issued on 18 April 2013 for the Internal Security Department chief of former… Read More ›

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24 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Dutch trader convicted as accessory to war crimes in Sierra Leone Civil War; Human Rights Watch pens letter to Gambia regarding past crimes accountability; Former Interahamwe leader sentenced to life for genocide by Rwanda high court; UN finds evidence of additional mass graves in DRC; prompting possible ICC probe

April 24, 2017

Dutch trader convicted as accessory to war crimes in Sierra Leone Civil War: Guus Kouwenhoven, an international timber trader, has been convicted by the Dutch appeal court of being an accessory to war crimes for… Read More ›

Weekly video review

ICLMR / Justice Hub: Weekly Video Review – 15 April 2016

ICLMR / Justice Hub: Weekly Video Review – 15 April 2016

April 15, 2016 0 comments

In this week’s review, news about the ICC’s approval of domestic proceedings against Katanga, the ICTY prosecution to appeal Seselj judgment and Kenyan victims following the termination of the Ruto / Sang cases.

Friday Review – ICLMR & Justice Hub

Weekly IJ News Review – 22 April 2016

Weekly IJ News Review – 22 April 2016

April 22, 2016 0 comments

Weekly IJ News Review 22 April 2016 By: ICL Media Review In this week’s review, news about ICC requests for transfer of 3 Kenyans for contempt; Kenya and the Rome Statute, ECCC testimony in Case… Read More ›