International Justice and Security

Zdravko Tolimir passed away in Detention Unit in Scheveningen, the Hague
A special court is to be established in The Hague to try cases involving crimes committed during and in the immediate aftermath of the Kosovo War
Thomas Lubanga Dyilo and Germain Katanga transferred to the DRC
Veolia, the US firm contracted by the OPCW to dispose of part of the Syrian chemical weapons stockpile, has completed disposal of 75 cylinders of hydrogen fluoride at its facility in Texas.
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) delivered its judgment in the joined cases concerning Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) and Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica).
The Prosecutor of the ICC made a statement to the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Darfur.
The Appeals Chamber, composed of Judge Pocar, Presiding, Judge Agius, Judge Liu, Judge Ramaroson, and Judge Afande, today quashed the Trial Chamber’s decision to acquit Jovica Stanišić, formerly Deputy Chief and Chief of the State Security Service (SDB) of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia, and Franko Simatović, formerly Deputy Chief of the Second Administration of the Serbian SDB and special advisor in the SDB. The Appeals Chamber ordered that Stanišić and Simatović be retried on all counts of the indictment.
Today, 14 December 2015, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has finalized its move into its new, permanent premises, located at Oude Waalsdorperweg 10, 2597 AK, The Hague, the Netherlands. The ICC required a functional purpose-built premises to effectively fulfil its mandate in the fight against impunity for perpetrators of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and the crime of aggression.