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 (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 (24-30 October 2022)

© Photo by UNICEF Canada via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Bosnia: Serb Ex-Policeman Sentenced to 35 Years in Jail for War Crimes On 24 October 2022, the Bosnian state court rejected Predrag Bastah’s appeal and sentenced him to 20 years in prison for the killing of 34Continue reading “Weekly News Recap (24-30 October 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (22-28 August 2022)

© Photo by IRIN Photos via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION South Sudan: ICC Prosecutor Expresses Frustration for Lack of Accountability in the Darfur Conflict Mexico: Former Attorney General was Linked to the Investigation for Enforced Disappearance and Torture Ukraine: Ukrainian Officials Propose an International Court to Investigate Russia’s Alleged Crime of Aggression USA: Iranian PresidentContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (22-28 August 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (1-7 August 2022)

© Photo by EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION CJEU: Overloaded Migrant Rescue Ships Cannot be Impounded by the National Maritime Authorities Ukraine: Three Britons to Stand Trial in a Russian Proxy Court in Eastern Ukraine USA: Independence Day Parade Suspect Pleaded Guilty Russia: US Basketball Player Brittney Griner SentencedContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (1-7 August 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (25-31 July 2022)

© Photo by Oxfam International via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Colombia: Special Jurisdiction for Peace Charges 19 Army Officials for 300 Murders Nepal: Amended Transitional Justice Bill Falls Short of Protecting Victims’ Rights Russia: Russian Investigator Says 92 Ukrainians Will Face Charges for Alleged War Crimes ICC: The Pre-Trial Chamber I Orders the Prosecutor toContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (25-31 July 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (18–24 July 2022)

© Photo by Felton Davis via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION USA: Parkland High School Shooter’s Death Penalty Trial Begins USA: Judge Restricts Enforcement of Abortion Ban in West Virginia Turkey: President’s Move to Pull Out of a European Treaty Protecting Women from Violence Backed by the Top Court Iran: Jafar Panahi Sentenced to Six YearsContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (18–24 July 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (13-19 June 2022)

© Photo by Emily Abrams via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION IRMCT: Felicien Kabuga Fit to Stand Trial Ruled by the Trial Chamber ECtHR: Urgent Interim Measure Granted to Asylum Seekers Facing Deportation to Rwanda ICC: Proceedings against Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf Al-Werfalli Terminated STL: Two Men Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Hariri Bombing IRMCT: Stanislav Galić’sContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (13-19 June 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (23-29 May 2022)

© Photo by Manhhai via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Palestine: The Foreign Minister Asked the ICC to Investigate the Death of Shireen Abu Akleh Europe: Eurojust Report Shows that National Prosecution of International Crimes has Increased ICC: High-Level Conference on Complementarity Was Held Between the ICC and Senegalese Authorities The Netherlands: Syrian Regime Militia MemberContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (23-29 May 2022)”