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ASP 13 begins in December

From 8-17 December 2017, ICC member states will meet at UN Headquarters in New York for the 13th annual session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the Rome Statute to address numerous issues central to the Court's operations. Each year, the ASP is a pivotal event for NGOs participating as observers. NGOs coordinate their activities through the Coalition and prepare with great intensity for the sessions in order to monitor key issues such as: the election of six new judges, the adoption of the 2015 Court budget, victim-related issues, state cooperation, and other topics. Sign up for emails or visit our #GlobalJustice blog to stay updated on the latest ASP developments.

Bemba trial ends as witness-tampering charges confirmed


Closing statements were heard this week in the trial of Jean-Pierre Bemba, with prosecutors asking judges to convict the former Congolese politician and defense counsel asking for an acquittal. Meanwhile, ICC judges confirmed charges of offenses against the administration of justice against Bemba and four of his associates stemming from witness-tampering allegations in Bemba’s trial. Read more…

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18 Nov: The ICC Appeals Chamber will deliver its judgment on the verdict and sentence in the case against Thomas Lubanga on 1 December.

17 Nov: The trial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo is set to begin on 7 July 2015.

11 Nov: ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda briefs the UN Security Council on the situation in Libya.

6 Nov: The ICC prosecutor decides not to proceed with a formal investigation into the 2010 Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla.
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