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 (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 (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)”

Weekly News Recap (17-23 October 2022)

© Photo by Joachim Tüns via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Guinea: Trial of the Conakry Stadium Massacre Commences with the Defence On 17 October 2022, the first defendant, in the 28 September 2009 massacre of 156 people, was given the floor in the trial of Moussa TiégboroContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (17-23 October 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (10-16 October 2022)

© Photo by Michael Swan via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION France: First Trial on Liberia’s Civil War Commences On 10 October 2022, in the fifth universal jurisdiction trial to be held in France, a former Liberian rebel, Kunti Kamara went on trial in Paris on charges ofContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (10-16 October 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (3-9 October 2022)

© Photo by EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION France: Trial of Kunti K for Crimes Against Humanity in Liberia On 5 October 2022, Human Rights Watch and the International Federation for Human Rights issued a statement on the trial of Kunti KContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (3-9 October 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (26 September-2 October 2022)

© Photo by UNDP Ukraine via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION ICC: Mahamat Said Abdel Kani’s Trial Commenced before the Trial Chamber VI On 26 September 2022, in the case of The Prosecutor v. Mahamat Said Abdel Kani, the trial commenced before the Trial Chamber VI of theContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (26 September-2 October 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (12-18 September 2022)

© Photo by Defence Imagery via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION ICC: Appeals Chamber Ordered Trial Chamber to Issue a New Reparation Order in the Ntaganda Case On 12 September 2022, in the case of Mr Bosco Ntaganda, the International Criminal Court (ICC) Appeals Chamber ordered the TrialContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (12-18 September 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (11-17 July 2022)

© Photo by UNICEF Ethiopia via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Romania: The Start of the Investigation into Crimes Committed in Ukraine UK: Report by the BBC Reveals that the UK Special Forces in Afghanistan Unlawfully Killed Detainees France: Former Rwandan Prefect is Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison by French Court Ukraine: Forty-five States SupportContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (11-17 July 2022)”