International Justice

The Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) found Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan guilty of crimes against humanity and sentenced them to life imprisonment
On 28 / 07 / 2014 public prosecutors and investigators from the 12 countries that are involved in the investigation into the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 met at Eurojust in The Hague to discuss their judicial cooperation strategy
Recent reports of alleged attacks carried out against the civilian population and civilian objects in Tripoli and Benghazi are a cause for great concern. Such deplorable acts of violence must immediately cease.
Recently the Office of the Prosecutor established a Scientific Advisory Board, which met for the first time at the ICC last week.
Katanga and the OTP both discontinued their appeals against guilty verdict of 7 March 2014 in the case The Prosecutor v. Germain Katanga. The judgment is now final
Prosecutor Bensouda, announced the conclusion of the preliminary examination of the situation in the Republic of Korea
The United Kingdom will contribute £ 1 million to the Trust Fund for Victims (TFV) at the International Criminal Court (ICC), which will be specifically earmarked to assist victims of sexual and gender based violence
Pre-Trial Chamber II issues decision on the charges of the Prosecutor against Bosco Ntaganda.
On 13 May 2014, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (“ICC”), Mrs Fatou Bensouda, announced that she has decided to re-open the preliminary examination of the situation in Iraq, previously concluded in 2006, following submission of further information to the Office of the Prosecutor in January 2014 in accordance with article 15 of the Rome Statute.
Seventeen human rights organizations, among them Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, on May 8 called for the president of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, to apply on behalf of Palestine to join the International Criminal Court (ICC).