ICC Prosecutor considers charges against ISIS fighters: Fatou Bensouda, ICC prosecutor, is considering pressing charges for war crimes and crimes against humanity against Islamic State jihad fighters. 150 more words
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UN official says Sri Lanka not cooperating with UN probe: A United Nations human rights spokesman, Rupert Colville, stated that the Sri Lankan government is not cooperating with a human rights inquiry into alleged war crimes during the civil war between Sri Lanka and Tamil rebels. 334 more words
Bensouda finds war crimes committed by Israeli on Mavi Marmara but closes investigation: The ICC closed its preliminary examination into the “31 May 2010, Israeli raid on the Humanitarian Aid Flotilla bound for Gaza Strip.” The ICC found that, although there is a reasonable basis to believe war crimes were committed, the legal requirements to open an investigation under the Rome Statute have not been met. 562 more words
OpenDemocracy is this week hosting an online debate on the past, present, and future of the ICC and Rome Statute system.
Authors such as Priscilla Hayner, David Petrasek and Mark Kersten, among others, are exploring topics such as the Court’s record to date, its impact on peace processes, its role during armed conflicts, and the consideration of the “interests of justice.” 11 more words
ECCC Chambers orders Defence to appear November 17: Defence teams currently boycotting hearings in Case 002/02 have been ordered to appear November 17 before the ECCC. 163 more words
ICC President calls for universal ratification of Rome Statute at GA: Judge Sang-Hyun Song, President of the ICC, stated the importance for all States to join the ICC to the UN General Assembly on 30 October 2014. 208 more words