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Kenya: High Court Refuses Jurisdiction to Try Piracy

2010-11-09, Mombasa, Kenya. Judge Mohammed Ibrahim of the High Court in Mombasa ordered the release of 9 individuals accused of piracy on the ground that he did not have jurisdiction to try offences committed outside Kenyan territorial waters. The decision came as a result of a motion filed by the accused for stay of proceedings. [...]
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ICC: Lubanga: AC Suspends the Trial Chamber's Order to Release the Accused from Custody

2010-07-23, The Hague, The Netherlands. The ICC’s Appeals Chamber suspended the application of the decision of the Trial Chamber I to release the accused as a result of an uncondition stay of proceedings: In the view of the Appeals Chamber, an immediate implementation of the order to release him could render the resumption of the [...]
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ECCC: Ieng: Request for Annulment of All Investigations Denied

2010-06-25, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The Pre-Trial Chamber (PTC) granted the defence’s appeal of the Co-Investigative Judges’ (CIJ) order rejecting the defence’s request for annulment of all investigations. However, the PTC dismissed the request for annulment, after reconsidering it on its merits. Procedural History On December 7, 2009, the defence filed a request to annul all investigations [...]
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ICTY: Karadzic: TC Refuses to Stay the Proceedings … Yet Again

2010-04-08, The Hague, The Netherlands. The TC refused Dr. Karadzic’s Motion for Stay of Proceedings: Violation of Burden of Proof and Presumption of Innocence, where the accused argued that the cumulative effect of the decisions on judicial notice of adjudicated facts and the admission of Rule 92 bis evidence is to violate his right to a [...]
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