Weekly News Recap (16-22 January 2023)

© Photo by USArmy via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Italy: Most Wanted Mafia Boss Matteo Messina Denaro Arrested On 16 January 2023, Matteo Messina Denaro was arrested by the Italian authorities after being on a run for 30 years. According to the prosecutors, he is a bossContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (16-22 January 2023)”

Weekly News Recap (9-15 January 2023)

© Photo by World Meteorological Organization via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Bosnia: State Court Confirms Verdict for Ex-Policeman’s Involvement in the Killings of Civilians On 10 January 2023, the Bosnian state court upheld the verdict of Dusan Culibrk, to 20 years in prison for his involvement inContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (9-15 January 2023)”

Weekly News Recap (2-8 January 2023)

© Photo by Fibonacci Blue via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Iran: Two French Citizens Arrested on Espionage Charges On 3 January 2023, two French nationals were arrested on the charges of spying. The Iranian judiciary has filed an indictment for the offence of espionage against the twoContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (2-8 January 2023)”

Weekly News Recap (12-18 December 2022)

© Photo by Yuki Iwamura via Getty Images INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Iran: Public Execution Carried Out Against Second Protester with Fear of More On 12 December 2022, Iran publicly executed a second man, who was arrested during the country’s ongoing protests. The judiciary announced that Majidreza Rahnavard,Continue reading “Weekly News Recap (12-18 December 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (5-11 December 2022)

© Photo by UN Women via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Belgium: Trial of Ten Men Accused of the 2016 Bombing Attack Commenced On 5 December 2022, in the case of two suicide bombings in Brussels in 2016, ten men have gone on trial for participating in theContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (5-11 December 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (28 November-4 December 2022)

© Photo by EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Uzbekistan: 22 Protesters on Trial for Undermining Constitutional Order On 28 November 2022, the Supreme Court of Uzbekistan confirmed the trial of 22 people for undermining constitutional order, which carries a 20-year jailContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (28 November-4 December 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (21-27 November 2022)

© Photo by Taymaz Valley via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Germany: Prosecutors Demand Conviction of Former Nazi Concentration Camp Secretary On 22 November 2022, in what is described as the country’s last trials over the Holocaust, the German prosecutors sought a two-year suspended sentence for a formerContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (21-27 November 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (14-20 November 2022)

© Photo by EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Iran: Court Issued First Death Sentence Against an Anti-Government Protestor On 14 November 2022, in a case linked to the ongoing protests in Iran, the court sentenced a protestor to death and sentContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (14-20 November 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (7-13 November 2022)

© Photo by Julien Harneis via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION UN: Independent Commission of Inquiry Commenced Public Hearings to Investigate Allegation of Israelis and Palestinian Authorities On 7 November 2022, the United Nations Independent Commission of Inquiry commenced the public hearings in Geneva on the alleged humanContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (7-13 November 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (31 October-6 November 2022)

© Photo by Direct Relief via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION ICC: Judges Authorise Prosecutor to Continue Probe in the Afghanistan Situation On 31 October 2022, Pre-Trial Chamber II issued a decision authorising the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) to resume its investigation into the alleged war crimesContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (31 October-6 November 2022)”