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Odhikar’s Adilur Rahman Khan honored with RFK Award

An important member of the Coalition for the ICC—Odhikar’s Adilur Rahman Khan—is being awarded the prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award.

The award—which honors courage and innovation for social justice—could not have been bestowed on a more deserving candidate than Khan, who has selflessly battled impunity for decades in the face of considerable adversity, refusing to give up his struggle even when confronted with systematic intimidation and harassment.

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Interim Release for Four Witness Tampering Suspects


An ICC pre-trial judge ordered the interim release of four individuals suspected of presenting false or forged evidence and bribing witnesses in the trial of Jean Pierre Bemba, former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This is the first time the Court has granted interim release.

The four are: Aimé Kilolo-Musamba, Bemba’s lead defense counsel; Jean-Jaques Mangenda Kabongo, also part of Bemba’s defense team; Fidèle Babala Wandu, a member of the DRC parliament and deputy secretary general of Bemba’s Movement for the Liberation of Congo; and Narcisse Arido, a defense witness in the case.

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October 2014
Help us call on El Salvador to join the ICC!

Advisory Committee on Nominations report on ICC judicial candidates

10 Oct: The Coalition Budget and Finance Team submits comments on the proposed 2015 ICC budget.

9 Oct: Read the Coalitions September Bulletin.
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