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FREDERICK K.

COX
INTERNATIONAL LAW
CENTER

Founder/Advisor
Michael P. Scharf

WAR CRIMES
PROSECUTION
WATCH
Volume 9 - Issue 20
December 29, 2014

EDITOR IN CHIEF
Peter Beardsley
MANAGING EDITORS
Emily Gibbons
Madeline Jack
SENIOR TECHNICAL EDITOR
Morgan Kearse

War Crimes Prosecution Watch is a bi-weekly e-newsletter that compiles official documents
and articles from major news sources detailing and analyzing salient issues pertaining to the
investigation and prosecution of war crimes throughout the world. To subscribe, please
email warcrimeswatch@pilpg.org and type "subscribe" in the subject line.
Opinions expressed in the articles herein represent the views of their authors and are not
necessarily those of the War Crimes Prosecution Watch staff, the Case Western Reserve
University School of Law or Public International Law & Policy Group.

Contents
INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT
Central African Republic & Uganda

Aljazeera.com: Ugandan leader calls on Africa to quit ICC

BBC: ICC prosecutor shelves Darfur war crimes inquiries

Darfur, Sudan

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Yahoo! News: Congolese colonel gets life for crimes against humanity
Daily Mail: Human Rights Watch urges ICC to probe massacres in east DR
Congo


Fox News: UN warns of potential war crimes in Libya
Libya Herald: Warring parties in Libya under investigation by ICC for war
crimes, says UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Al Arabiya News: U.N.: Libya rivals agree ‘in principle’ to peace talks

Libya

AFRICA
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda


DailyMail: UN Rwanda court lowers ex-minister's sentence to 30 years on
appeal
All Africa: UN Security Council Extends ICTR Judges' Mandate

EUROPE
Court of Bosnia & Herzegovina, War Crimes Chamber






Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina :Suspect Zdravko Antonic Ordered into
Custody
Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina :Custody of the Suspects in the Case v.
Dragan Marjanovic et al. Terminated and Prohibiting Measures Ordered
Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina :Session of the Appeals Panel in the Case
v. Edin Džeko
Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina :Court of BiH Sends out Third-Instance
Verdict in Marko Adamovic et al.
Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina :The Accused in the Novak Mitrovic et al.
Case Plead Not Guilty
Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina :Josip Relota Enters a Not Guilty Plea
Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina :Slavko Savic Enters a Not Guilty Plea

International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

Institute for War and Peace Reporting : Former Guard Denies Witnessing
Crimes at Bosnian Serb Camp
Bloomberg : UN War Crimes Prosecutor Demands Seselj Detention after
Threats

Domestic Prosecutions In The Former Yugoslavia



The Age: Former Serb Fighters Arrested For Bosnian War Atrocities
DW: War Crimes Arrests in Bosnia and Serbia
The Journal of Turkish Weekly: Kosovo PM ‘Ready For New War Crimes
Court’
In News : BiH: Zaim Lalicic Arrested For Suspected War Crime Against
Serbs

MIDDLE EAST AND ASIA
Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia





The Cambodia Daily: Khmer Rouge Tribunal Chief Marks 6 Years On 'Sick
Leave'
The Cambodia Daily: KR Prosecutors Seek Stepped-Up Hearing Schedule
The Cambodia Daily: Khieu Samphan's Defense Team Referred to Bars
Over Boycott
The Japan Times: Japan Injects Additional $1.4 Million into Khmer Rouge
Tribunal
The Cambodia Daily: Nuon Chea Seeks Testimony of Filmmakers
The Cambodia Daily: Nuon Chea Claims to Have Found Key Khmer Rouge
Witness

Iraqi High Tribunal

Seattle Post-Intelligencer: New York Times Suggests War Crimes
Prosecution of Dick Cheney
AlJazeera: Sex Slavery 'Pushes ISIL Victims to Suicide'

Syria

AlJazeera America: Australia's 'Accidental Terrorists' Pose Dilemma for
Western Security
AlJazeera America: 'Over 200 Bodies' Found in Syria Mass Grave

Special Tribunal for Lebanon


Gulfnews.com: Riveting Testimonies Revealed at Lebanon Tribunal
The Daily Star: Hariri's Jammer in Spotlight at STL
Kuwait News Agency : Lebanon Tribunal to Hear Contempt Case in April

Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal




The Daily Star: Another Implicates Siraj Latif in 42 Hindu Killing
The Daily Star: Another Accuses Hasan of Killing 12 Hindus
Dhaka Tribune: Qaisar to Hang for War Crimes
The Daily Star: Hasam Burned Down Pro-AL Man's House
The Daily Star:Charge Framed Against Forkan Razakar

War Crimes Investigations in Burma

NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA
United States





The New York Times: Four Afghans Released from Guantánamo Bay
The Washington Post: North Korea Calls for Joint Investigation with U.S.
into Cyberattack Against Sony
The New York Times: Bowe Bergdahl’s Disciplinary Fate Placed in
Hands of Army General
The Washington Post: U.S. Court: North Korea Liable for Damages in
Kidnapping Case
The New York Times: Investigators Said to Seek No Penalty for C.I.A.'s
Computer Search
The Washington Post: New Issue of Jihadist Magazine Produced by alQaeda in Yemen Suggests Attacks on U.S.

South & Central America


Press TV: Former Argentina Official Reveals ‘Dirty War’ Mass
Graves
Press TV: Argentina Sentences Four Ex-Officers to Life in Prison
Yahoo News: Argentina Jails Doctor, Midwife for Military-Era Kidnaps






Fox News Latino: U.S. Instructors Trained Brazilians in Torture
Techniques During Military Dictatorship, Report Says
Al Jazeera: Facing the Truth About Brazil’s Dark Past
Yahoo News: Colombia’s Government Rebuffs Rebel Truce
Yahoo News: Colombia Rebels Begin Indefinite, Unilateral Ceasefire
The Tico Times: Guatemala High Court Paves Way for New Genocide Trial
Against Ex-Dictator Rios Montt
TeleSur: Mexico: Parents of 43 Missing Students Lead Resistance Festival

TOPICS
Terrorism


BBC News Australia: Australia Anti-Terror Police Arrest Two in Sydney
Allen McDuffee: Saudi Women Drivers Sent to Terrorism Court
Pakistan News Service: Terrorism Will Be Crushed With Full Force: Nawaz
Sharif


Reuters: Maritime Guns for Hire Adapt to Changes in Sea Piracy
RT.com: Right to Piracy? Court Orders France to Pay 10K to Somali Pirates
For Violation of Their Rights
AllAfrica: Africa Focus: Foreign Navies Help Reduce Piracy in 2014:
Experts
Center for International Maritime Security: It’s the Economy:
Exploring Indonesia’s Piracy Problem

Piracy


Gender-Based Violence





The Independent (Ireland): Child In Fear Of Female Genital Mutilation
Loses Appeal
Daily News Egypt: Court To Hear Prosecution’s Appeal On FGM Death
Case
The Huffington Post: Timor-Leste's Judicial Lurch Could Worsen
Domestic-Violence Trauma
International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics: FGM Cases
Widespread In Kenyan County
StarAfrica: G/Bissau: Woman Jailed For FGM
The Nigerian Observer: Female Genital Mutilation Ogun To Prosecute
Offenders

REPORTS
UN Reports


KPAZ.com: U.N. Official: CIA Agents Who Tortured Could be Prosecuted
DW: UN Warns of Potential War Crimes in Libya
First Post: UN Chief Asks Sri Lanka to Cooperate With War Crimes Probe

Pakistan Christian Post: Pakistan is Violating the International Law by
Protecting the War Criminals of 1971

TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSIONS
Ivory Coast

Star Africa:Ivory Coast’s Reconciliation Commission Submits Final Report
Today


The Himalayan Times: Rights Groups Call on Nepal to Make TRC, CID
Independent
My Republica: TRC Act Needs Amendment: NBA


Colombo Gazette: Lanka Probe Report on March 25
Daily Mail: Sri Lanka President Pledges Fresh War Crimes Probe

Nepal

Sri Lanka