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Historic judgment on Bosnian Serb military chief Mladic
Handing down its judgment on November 22, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) found former Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic guilty…
Key verdict due on Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) is preparing to hand down on November 22 its verdict on Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko…
Ex-Yugoslavia would be worse off without UN Court, says ICTY Prosecutor
On November 22, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yougoslavia (ICTY) is to hand down its verdict on Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic.…
ICC targets Burundi regime crimes
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has approved a full investigation into serious crimes committed in Burundi since April 2015, it announced on Thursday. This investigation…
ICC Prosecutor targets Taliban and US crimes in Afghanistan
International Criminal Court Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is about to ask Court permission to investigate crimes committed in Afghanistan and secret CIA prisons in Europe, she…
Dutch court to try Ethiopian for “Red Terror” crimes
On October 30 a Dutch court is due to open the war crimes trial of Eshetu Alemu, 63, ex-member of the regime of former Ethiopian…
ICC should give victims free choice of lawyers, says Human Rights Watch
In a new report, Human Rights Watch argues that victims should have free choice of lawyer to represent them at the International Criminal Court (ICC).…
Malian Jihadist ordered to pay 2.7 million Euros in reparations to Timbuktu victims
Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) handed down on Thursday August 17 their reparations order for the victims of Ahmed Al Mahdi. Al Mahdi,…
ICC issues arrest warrant for Libyan strongman ally
On Tuesday August 15, the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued a new arrest warrant for crimes committed in Libya. Mahmoud al- Werfalli, an ally of…
Palestinian civil society urges the ICC to act
Lawyers representing 448 named victims and 42 Palestinian civil society organizations have presented to International Criminal Court Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda a thick file of complaints…
ICC blames South Africa and UN for failure to arrest Sudanese President
Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have deemed that South Africa flouted its duties to the Court when it failed to arrest Sudanese President…
“If the ICC fails in Georgia, it will be the same in Afghanistan and Palestine”
Lawyer Nika Jeiranashvili has been based in The Hague for the Open Society for nearly a year monitoring progress of the Georgia case before the…
Civil society calls for Syria justice funding as UN drags its feet
An organization supporting Syrian civil society has launched a call for funding to support the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism (IIIM) for Syria. This Mechanism, approved…
“Terminator” tells ICC he tried to help civilians in Congo
Former Congolese militiaman Bosco Ntaganda has been testifying in his own defence since June 14 before the International Criminal Court (ICC). He is on trial…
Will the ICC take up crimes against migrants in Libya? 
Amid the chaos in Libya, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in April denounced a veritable “slave market” where migrants are being sold for forced…
Will Congolese warlord tell ICC of Rwandan and Ugandan roles?
The trial of former militia leader Bosco Ntaganda resumed on May 29 at the International Criminal Court (ICC) with the Defence presenting its case. Ntaganda…
Chiquita “contributed” to Colombian paramilitary crimes, ICC told
Human rights organizations are asking the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to include managers of Chiquita Brands International Inc. in her preliminary examination…
Which court for which crimes in the Central African Republic?
The Central African Republic (CAR) is still torn by militia violence and is struggling to rebuild after the 2012-2014 civil war, which left some 5,000…
Mission impossible for Kosovo war crimes court?
In a few days, the 19 judges of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC), a European Union initiative ratified by Kosovo’s parliament in 2016, will have…