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)”

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)”

Weekly News Recap (7-13 March 2022)

© Photo by Mirek Pruchnicki via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION ICC: New Deputy Prosecutors Sworn In ICJ: Russia Absent During the Genocide Convention Case Hearing Libya: Residents of Derna Detained After Prison Escape Venezuela: Two U.S. Citizens Freed and Returned to the U.S. ECtHR: Urgent Interim Measure in the Case of the Russian Daily NewspaperContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (7-13 March 2022)”