International Criminal Law Roundup - Week 12

The International Criminal Law group at PluriCourts regularly provides updates on news, blog posts and issues related to international criminal tribunals. Here are the updates from week 12, 2017.

News

23 March: ICTR/ICTY/MICT, new case law data base

22 March: ICC Judges hand Bemba 300,000 euro fine, defence lawyers get suspended sentences, IJMonitor and The Guardian

22 MArch: NZ could face war crimes case: expert, NZcity

22 March: Hunt for Joseph Kony, no longer seen as a threat, may shrink, NYT

21 March: Russians offer guarantees for Mladic’s release, B92

21 March: Ratko Mladic asks for hospital treatment in Russia, Balkan Insight

20 March: War crimes appeal begins for former Bosnia president, Jurist

20 March: Pope Francis asks forgiveness for church’s role in Rwanda genocide, The Guardian

19 March: Philippines’ Duterte welcomes prospect of ICC case, says ‘brutal’ war on drugs to go on, Reuters and Aljazeera

18 March: 7 Congo army officers charged with war crimes in Massacre, NYT

17 March: Confirmed al Qaeda member convicted of terrorism in New York court, Jurist

17 March: US denies striking mosque in Syria amid high death toll, NYT

Comment

23 March: Kerstin Carlson, Chad: Moment of truth for Chadian dictator convicted of crimes against humanity, The Conversation

Publications

Luc Reydams, Politics or Pragmatism? The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the Burying of the Investigation into the Assassination of President Juvénal Habyarimana, SSRN

Rodolfo D. Saenz, Confronting Mexico’s Enforced Disappearance Monsters: How the ICC Can Contribute to the Process of Realizing Criminal Justice Reform in Mexico, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

John D. Ciorciari & Anne Heindel, Victim Testimony in International and Hybrid Criminal Courts: Narrative Opportunities, Challenges, and Fair Trial Demands, Virginia Journal of International Law

Tom Ruys, Justiciability, Complimentarity and Immunity: Reflections on the Crime of Aggression, SSRN

Published Mar. 24, 2017 3:05 PM - Last modified June 27, 2017 8:12 AM