Demjanjuk in the dock
The trial of John Ivan Demjanjuk which opens next week in Munich is likely the last major Nazi case in a series that began in Nuremberg in 1945. At that time, 24 top Nazis were tried before an international tribunal. Demjanjuk will appear before an ordinary German court.
Bogoro trial opens at ICC
The International Criminal Court (ICC) opened its second trial in The Hague this week. On the stand are the Congolese former militiamen Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui who are accused of orchestrating the massacre of about 200 civilians in the village of Bogoro, in the Ituri province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Iturians tired of waiting
As the trial of former militiamen Mathieu Ngudjolo and Germain Katanga opened this week at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, residents of their home district of Ituri in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are losing faith in the court.
Interview: Shock at acquittal of Mr.Z
Former Rwandan prefect and businessman Protais Zigiranyirazo - or “Mr. Z” - was acquitted by the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) on November 16th.
ECCC: final arguments in Duch case
The Khmer Rouge prison chief accused of crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture and premeditated murder will make his final statements to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) this week.
ICC: US attends ASP
For the first time since the International Criminal Court (ICC) opened in 2002, the United States attended the court’s annual meeting in The Hague.
Germany arrests FDLR leaders
A tremor went through the Democratic Liberation Forces of Rwanda (FDLR) last week with the arrest of both the group’s leader and deputy leader in Germany on November 17th.
ICTY: Karadzic assigned counsel
British lawyer Richard Harvey has been assigned as legal counsel to Radovan Karadzic who is on trial for war crimes in The Hague.