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 (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 (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 (31 January-6 February 2022)

© Photo by United Nations Photo via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Bosnia: Veljko Papic’s Forced Labour Conviction Overturned Norway: Anders Breivik’s Parole Request Rejected by the Court ECtHR: Time Limit for Individual Applications Reduced to 4 Months from the Date of the Final Decision Israel: Army Takes Actions Against Officers Responsible for the Death ofContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (31 January-6 February 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (10-16 January 2022)

©Photo by Swiveler via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi Sentenced to Four Year’ Imprisonment Azerbaijan: Two Armenians Under Trial on Terrorism Charges Sri Lanka: Former Prison Commissioner Sentenced to Death for Killing 27 Inmates Lithuania: Lawsuit Accusing Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev for War Crimes Filed Germany: Former Syrian Colonel Sentenced toContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (10-16 January 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (27 December 2021-2 January 2022)

©Photo by Oglaigh na hEireann via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi’s Walkie Talkie Verdict Postponed Again Niger: Masterminds of 1994 Tutsi Genocide Expelled from the Country IACHR: Precautionary Measures to Glenda Carolina Ayala Mejía and Her Family in Honduras ECtHR: Interim Measures Indicated Concerning the Forced Dissolution of Memorial in RussianContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (27 December 2021-2 January 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (29 November-5 December 2021)

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Bosnia: Serb Ex-Policemen Acquitted of Genocide Charges Germany: Court Issues First Ruling on Crime against Yazidi Community as Genocide IRMCT: Application for Early Release of Vlastimir Djordjevic Rejected Bosnia: Serb Ex-Policeman’s 12 Year Prison Sentence for Crimes Against Humanity Upheld IACHR: Resolution to Follow Up on Precautionary Measures in Favor of ProtectedContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (29 November-5 December 2021)”

Weekly News Recap (8-14 November 2021)

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION ECtHR: The Lack of Independence of the National Council of the Judiciary in Dolińska-Ficek and Ozimek v. Poland Judgment Serbia: Human Rights NGO Files Lawsuit against Authorities for Banning the Erasing of a Ratko Mladic Mural Serbia: Two-Year Sentence to Bosnian Serb Ex-Fighter Zeljko Budimir Confirmed IACHR: Friendly Settlement Agreement Concerning theContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (8-14 November 2021)”