December 12, 2012
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Wednesday convicted former Bosnian Serb army commander Zdravko Tolimir of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, sentencing him to life in prison. Tolimir, who served under Ratko Mladic during ...[read more]
October 1, 2012
by Clay Flaherty
JURIST Columnist Charles C. Jalloh of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law examines allegations made by Alternate Judge El Hadji Malick Sow at the end of Charles Taylor's trial and argues for the establishment of an independent, fact-finding commission to promote transparency and public ...[read more]
May 31, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday rejected the prosecution's application for an arrest warrant against Sylvestre Mudacumura, a field commander in the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). The prosecution announced that it would apply for ...[read more]
May 30, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) on Wednesday sentenced former Liberian president Charles Taylor to 50 years in prison for war crimes committed during the decade-long civil war in Sierra Leone. The sentence came after Trial Chamber II convicted Taylor of planning as well as aiding and ...[read more]
May 14, 2012
by Clay Flaherty
JURIST Columnist Charles C. Jalloh of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law examines the role of Alternate Judge El Hadji Malick Sow in Charles Taylor's trial and recent conviction and discusses the implications of Sow's decision to publicly disagree with the unanimous verdict issued by the ...[read more]
April 26, 2012
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) on Thursday convicted former Liberian president Charles Taylor on all 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity during Sierra Leone's decade-long civil war. Trial Chamber II found unanimously that Taylor aided and abetted Revolutionary United ...[read more]
May 19, 2010
by Sarah Miley
The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Wednesday affirmed the contempt conviction of Vojislav Seselj, a Serbian politician and former president of the Serbian Radical Party (SRS). Trial Chamber II found Seselj guilty of contempt last year ...[read more]
February 19, 2010
by Patrice Collins
Judges from the International Criminal Court (ICC) Pre-Trial Chamber II requested Friday that chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo provide additional information regarding his request to open a formal investigation into allegations of crimes against humanity committed during the 2007-2008 post- ...[read more]
October 31, 2007
by Dennis Zawacki II
The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Wednesday rejected the appeal of former Bosnian Serb paramilitary leader Dragan Zelenovic contesting his 15-year sentence on rape and torture charges. Zelenovic had asked the court to reduce his sentence ...[read more]

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