© 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)”
© 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)”
© 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)”
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)”
© 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)”
© 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)”
The Russian assault against Ukraine is not only a manifest violation of the prohibition on the use of force, a cornerstone of the international legal order set up in the aftermath of World War II, but also a flagrant crime against peace that facilitates the commission of other international crimes, such as the perpetration of war crimes.
© 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)”
Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé were two individuals that the United Nations Security Council and the international community believe responsible for the Cote d’Ivoire 2010-2011 crisis, at least before their cases entered the trial stage.
© 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)”