Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 17:16
In this week's review, news about the ICC’s annual Preliminary Examination report, the Prosecutor’s decision on reconsideration of the preliminary examination concerning the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, calls to investigate crimes against humanity in the Philippines, submissions on the closing of the Colombia tribunal’s investigation against Meas Muth, and more
Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 11:53
28 November 2017 – news about the courts - ICC Appeals Chamber issues questions for Bemba appeals hearing and Canadian suit on human rights violations in Eritrea to go forward
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 08:37
By Stephanie van den Berg
It was supposed to be a predictable appeals verdict in the case of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia against six Bosnian Croat officials. Important. But not one of the tribunal’s highest-profile cases. And made special to a degree because it was the last verdict the ICTY would ever pronounce.
I went with a feeling of nostalgia; the end of an era for me, as the tribunal I spent so much time covering was really closing. I spent so much time in the marbled lobby of the court covering cases which included the...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 11:32
By Anna-Marie Brennan
The conviction of Ratko Mladić in The Hague for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the Bosnian War hardly came as a big surprise. The evidence was strong and stacked up against him. Nearly 600 people gave evidence during his five-year trial including many of his victims. So any robust defence of the charges was always going
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 12:05
In this week's review, news about the Judgment against Mladic, Lubanga reparations, ICC and Afghanistan, experts on Ongwen mental health and possible CAH against migrants in slave trade
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 17:16
In this week's review, news about the ICC decision to investigate Burundi crimes, the second decision on a reduction to Lubanga’s sentence, Brammertz on Croatia non-compliance and a visit to Sarajevo, the Bemba appeal and contextual elements of crimes against humanity, the ICC cooperation with UNESCO on cultural heritage and more
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 22:18
By ICL Media Review
Ratko Mladic Trial Judgment to be delivered on 22 November
On 18 October, the Trial Chamber of the ICTY announced the date and time of the pronouncement of the judgment in the case of The Prosecutor v. Ratko Mladić, set for Wednesday, 22 November 2017 at 10am. The former Bosnian Serb commander faces up to life imprisonment on two counts of genocide and nine counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Following his arrest in 2011 after being 16 years on the run, his trial ...
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 15:55
In this week's review, news about the ICC decision on deceased victim procedure, Gbagbo’s notice of appeal on detention rejection, the Stanisic and Simatovic retrial, the ICC Georgia investigation, Ntaganda agreed facts, Naser Oric’s acquittal and more
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 15:35
In this week's review, news about MICT testimony in Stanisic and Simatovic retrial, KRSJI rules, Dutch responsibility for Srebrenica, ECCC investigation closes and closing statements made in on-going trial and more
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 13:13
By Stephanie van den Berg
The Srebrenica massacre always seems to boil down to numbers when it gets to court. I have sat through many hours of discussions about the actual number of victims, whether that number was large enough to constitute a genocide, the precise times to pinpoint who knew what and when at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and later in the genocide case before the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
Court cases are sometimes said to give victims a voice and I do believe they do in a...