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 (28 March-3 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)”

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)”

The Burden of Proof at the International Criminal Court: Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé Acquittal upon Motion of No Case to Answer

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.

Weekly News Recap (7-13 February 2022)

© Photo by andresAzp via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION IRMCT: Acquitted and Released ICTR Accused Transferred Back to Arusha Venezuela: Two Officers Sentenced to 30 Years Over In-Custody Death ICC: Trial Chamber Hears The Opening Statements by the Legal Representative of Victims in Timbuktu Case ECtHR: Interim Measures in the Case of Polish Supreme CourtContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (7-13 February 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (24-30 January 2022)

© Photo by Axel Fassio/CIFOR via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Bosnia: Ex-Police Chief Malko Koroman Acquitted by Bosnian State Court Guatemala: Five Former Paramilitary Soldiers Charged with Crimes Against Humanity for the Rape of Indigenous Women Bosnia: State Court Confirms Indictment of Wartime Unit Commander Germany: Woman on Trial for Committing Alleged Crimes against HumanityContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (24-30 January 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 (13-19 December 2021)

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Bosnia: Former Bosnian Serb Army Soldier Bosko Uncanin Pleaded Not Guilty Belarus: Syarhei Tsikhanouski Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for Challenging Lukashenko IACHR: A Resolution to Monitor the Precautionary Measures in Favor of Indigenous Tsotsil Families in 22 Communities in Mexico Germany: Russian Man Convicted for a State-Contracted Killing Bosnia: EightContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (13-19 December 2021)”

Weekly News Recap (6-12 December 2021)

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi Sentenced to Imprisonment Bosnia: 5 Ex-Soldiers Arrested for Crimes against Serb Civilians The Netherlands: Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz Immune from Civil Prosecution ICC: Alleged CAR Leader to Face Charges of War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity Bosnia: Indictment Filed for Crimes against Humanity in Bosnia’s EasternContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (6-12 December 2021)”