National Prosecutions

4/20/2015

Six former members of the Bosnian Army and military police were arrested for their alleged involvement in the torture, rape and inhuman treatment of Serb and Bosniak civilians and fighters

4/20/2015

A Cairo court has sentenced former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and 12 other defendants to 20 years in prison

4/20/2015

As Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina nears a final decision on whether to extend the mandate of the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), it moved in dramatic fashion with the public prosecutor last Thursday, April 16, to dismantle a network allegedly siphoning off customs revenue

4/15/2015

Last week, the Supreme Court of Uganda ruled that the trial of Thomas Kwoyelo, a former mid-level commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), must resume before the International Crimes Division (ICD) of the High Court of Uganda. The April 8 decision, Uganda v. Thomas Kwoyelo, Constitutional Appeal No. 01 of 2012, paves the way for the ICD to exercise its judicial mandate to try grave crimes and consequently realize the principle of complementarity that is at the heart of the Rome Statute.

4/14/2015

Last week, with the appointment of a judge to replace one who was forced to recuse herself in early January, there is now a full trial court established to retry former dictator Efraín Rios Montt for genocide and crimes against humanity.

4/13/2015

Prosecutors in Bosnia have charged 10 former Bosnian Serb soldiers with war crimes over the killing of 20 civilians during the 1990s Balkans conflict.

4/13/2015

Colombian Attorney General Eduardo Montealegre says that 22 generals are among those being investigated for the extra-judicial killings of civilians of the sort known in the country as "false positives."

4/13/2015

The UCPN (Maoist), along with its five splinters, took out a rally on Monday demanding nullification of a recent verdict of the Supreme Court that curbs the jurisdiction of the transitional justice mechanism.

4/13/2015

A Guatemalan judge, Darwin Porras, has banned Orlando López, the lead prosecutor in Guatemala’s historic 2013 genocide trial, from leaving the country pending the outcome of a criminal investigation of public statements he made in Spain a year ago. Judge Porras’s travel ban (arraigo) order was in response to a complaint by Ricardo Mendez Ruiz, the son of Ríos Montt’s former interior minister.

4/7/2015

The Supreme Court has okayed the trial of ex-commander of the Lord's Resistance Army(LRA) Thomas Kwoyelo, upsetting his amnesty bid

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