Weekly News Recap (9-15 May 2022)

© Photo by Expert Infantry via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Serbia: Commander of Military Prison Sentenced to Ten Years of Imprisonment for Abusing Prisoners France: Trial Against Ex-Rwandan Official Laurent Bucyibaruta Commenced USA: Former President Hernandez Pleads Not Guilty to Drug Charges USA: Haitian Gang Leader Indicted for Kidnapping 17 Missionaries Ecuador: Clashes in PrisonsContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (9-15 May 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (2-8 May 2022)

© Photo by CIFOR via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION USA: Former Police Officer Charged with Murder for Shooting a Boy USA: Move to Overturn Roe v. Wade Could Set Back Years of Progress in Sexual & Reproductive Rights Germany: Former Syrian Secret Police Officer’s Appeal in Torture Case Rejected Haiti: Leader of 400 Mawozo GangContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (2-8 May 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (25 April-1 May 2022)

© Photo by UN Women via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Turkey: Osman Kavala Sentenced to Life Imprisonment Germany: Trial of Gambian National Accused of Crimes Against Humanity Commenced Colombia: Former Military Members Confessed to Killing Hundreds of Civilians Falsely Portrayed as Armed Group Members Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi Sentenced to Five Years in JailContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (25 April-1 May 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (18-24 April 2022)

© Photo by UN Ukraine via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Pakistan: Six Convicts Sentenced to Death for Killing a Sri Lankan National Accused of Committing Blasphemy Egypt: Social Media Influencer’s 10-Year Human Trafficking Sentence Reduced Argentina: Napalpí Massacre Trial Opened After 98 Years of the Incidence CAR: First SCC Trial Opened Against Alleged War CrimesContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (18-24 April 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (11-17 April 2022)

© Photo by UN Women via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION DRC: New Trial to Judge Militiamen Suspected of War Crimes in Kasaï Central ECtHR: Right to Freedom of Expression Not Breached by Assisted-Suicide Judgment Switzerland: Criminal Proceedings Opened for War Crime of Pillage Serbia: Former Commander of Drina Corps Will Go on Trial Netherlands: AfghanContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (11-17 April 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (4-10 April 2022)

© Photo by United Nations Photo via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Rwanda: Court Upholds 25-Year Prison Sentence Against Paul Rusesabagina for Charges of Terrorism Bosnia: Nikola Koprivica Extradited from Canada for Charges of Crimes Against Humanity France: Court Paves the Way for Syrian Oppositional Figure to Stand Trial for Charges of War Crimes ICC: DarfurContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (4-10 April 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (28 March-3 April 2022)

© Photo by UNICEF Ethiopia via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Eurojust: Assets Linked to Money Laundering in Lebanon Have Been Seized by Several EU Countries Eurojust: Support for Investigations of Core Crimes Committed in Ukraine France: The Judicial Court of Paris Indicts Two Cambodian Generals for the Grenade Attack on 30 March 1997  USA: PresidentContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (28 March-3 April 2022)”

Landmark Judgment in Koblenz Higher Court Conviction: Lesson Learned in the Case of Syrian Asylee Found Guilty of International Crimes

Germany has proven itself to be one of the leading countries when it comes to upholding justice against the Assad regime for the Syrian conflict.

Weekly News Recap (21-27 March 2022)

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION ICC: Former CAR Militia Leader Mokom Appeared before Pre-Trial Chamber II ECtHR: Resolution on Consequences of Cessation of Membership of the Russian Federation to the Council of Europe Nigeria: Shell Company Acquitted Citing Insufficient Evidence in the Ogoni Nine Trial Montenegro: Russia’s Request to Extradite Far-Right Ukrainian Member Rejected France: Anti-Terror ProsecutorsContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (21-27 March 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (14-20 March 2022)

© Photo by UNICEF Ethiopia via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION ICAO: The Netherlands and Australia Initiate Legal Action Against Russia Over the Downing of MH17 UK: Julian Assange Denied Permission to Appeal Against the US Extradition Ruling ICC: Former CAR Militia Leader Accused of War Crimes Surrendered by the Republic of Chad ECtHR: Violation ofContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (14-20 March 2022)”