miércoles, marzo 3, 2021

Archivo de Etiquetas: Prosecutor

International Criminal Court starts first war crimes trial

International Criminal Court starts first war crimes trial Today the trial of Thomas Lubanga at the International Criminal Court (ICC) will (finally) begin. After much confusion and delay inter alia regarding the issue of disclosure of evidence from the prosecutor to the defence/judges of the court (we reported earlier here, here and …

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Immunity and International Criminal Tribunals

Immunity and International Criminal Tribunals Earlier this week, the Trial Chamber at International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) hearing the case against Radovan Karadzic issued a decision in which it stated that “According to customary international law, there are some acts for which immunity from prosecution cannot be …

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The International Criminal Court decides on confirmation of charges against Congolese “warlords”

The International Criminal Court decides on confirmation of charges against Congolese “warlords” On Friday 26 September the International Criminal Court issued the decision on the confirmation of charges in the case of “The Prosecutor v. Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui”. The two militia leaders Katanga and Ngudjolo Chui are …

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Luis Moreno-Ocampo and the criticism that just will not silence

Luis Moreno-Ocampo and the criticism that just will not silence Just a short while ago we reported on the harsh criticism that recently has been aimed at the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Luis Moreno-Ocampo (see this post). Today Joshua Rozenberg, law commentator for inter alia the BBC and …

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Should the Prosecutor of the International Criminial Court be removed from office?

Should the Prosecutor of the International Criminial Court be removed from office? Over the past weeks, criticism has been raised regarding the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, the Argentinean Luis Moreno-Ocampo. This criticism has not only involved his handling of the complaint against him for his dismissal of a …

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