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ICTR: Hategekimana: Trial Chamber Sentences the Accused to Life Imprisonment

2001-12-06, Arusha, Tanzania. Ildephonse Hategekimana, who was a Commander of the Ngoma Military Camp in Butare Préfecture, a lieutenant in the Forces Armées Rwandaises and a member of the Butare Préfectural Security Council during the 1994 genocide, was found guilty of genocide, murder as CAH and rape as CAH. Although the Trial Chamber rejected many [...]
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United States: 2d Cir. Allows Confiscation of Iranian Property to Pay Wrongful Death Judgment

2010-06-15, New York, United States. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit upheld the ruling of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of N.Y. allowing a victim of a Hamas bombing in Israel to attach Iranian bank’s property in satisfaction of a civil judgment.  The case arose as a result of the [...]
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USA: Samantar v. Yousuf: USSC Votes for Accountability

2010-06-01, Washington D.C., U.S.A. The USSC rendered its judgment in Samantar v. Yousuf - a case filed by the CJA on behalf of victims of  violations of human rights against a former Somali Minister of Defense and Prime Minister Mohamed Ali Samantar.  The claim was brought under the Torture Victim Protection Act of 1991 and the Alien Tort Statute. [...]
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ECCC: Duch: Trial Judgment to be Rendered on July 26

2010-05-24, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The trial judgment in the Duch case will be announced on July 26. Mr. Kaing was accused of committing crimes against humanity, war crimes,  premeditated murder and torture as a head of the prison camp S21. The accused was arrested on 30 July 2007, and tried between 30 March and 27 November [...]
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ECHR: Kononov’s Claim Against Latvia Rejected

2010-05-17, Strasbourg, France. The Court rejected an application filed by Vasiliy Kononov against Latvia in respect of Mr. Kononov’s conviction for war crimes perpetrated as a member of a sabotage group of Nazi resistance in Latvia in 1944. He was indicted in 1998 by Latvian prosecutors for murdering civilians during WWII. On 29 February 1944, Nazi [...]
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ICJ: Pulp Mills: Uruguay Breached Procedural, but not Substantive Obligations

2010-04-20, The Hague, The Netherlands. The Court rendered its judgment in Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay).  The Court found that claims arising from noise, visual pollution, and bad odours produced by the Orion (Botnia) mill did not fall within its jurisdiction because they did not relate to the interpretation or application; [...]
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ICJ: Pulp Mills: The Judgment to be Rendered in April

2010-03-26, The Hague, The Netherlands. The ICJ to render the judgment in the case of Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay) on April 20, 2010. The conflict between the two states is in respect of the Botnia pulp mill that Argentina alleged pollutes air and water. The mill, that is worth $1.2B , is Uruguay’s largest [...]
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