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 (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)”

Weekly News Recap (28 February-6 March 2022)

© Photo by Mirek Pruchnicki via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION ICC: Prosecutor Decides to Open Investigation into the Situation in Ukraine US: International MS-13 Criminal Gang Member Sentenced to 50 Years of Imprisonment ECtHR: Court Indicates Interim Measures to Russia to Abstain from Military Attacks Israel: Court Rules on the Suspension of Eviction for aContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (28 February-6 March 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (21-27 February 2022)

© Photo by Joe Flood via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION ECtHR: Update on Interim Decisions Concerning the Situation on the Border with Belarus ICJ: Case Against Myanmar Concerning Rohingya Genocide Begins ICC: Trial in the Said Case is Set to Commence on 26 September 2022 Kazakhstan: Failure to Investigate January Violence Against Protestors Sparks ConcernContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (21-27 February 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (14-20 February 2022)

© Photo by 7th Army Training Command’s photostream via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION ICC: Preliminary Examination of Situation in Bolivia Complete ICC: Trial Against Kenyan Lawyer Paul Gicheru Commences France: Investigation of Plane Crash Incident that Led to the 1994 Rwandan Genocide Officially Closed Netherlands: Abdul Razzaq Rafief on Trial for Alleged War Crimes CommittedContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (14-20 February 2022)”