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Special Report: Samuel Hinga Norman Dies, 22 February 2007

Special Report:  Samuel Hinga Norman Dies, 22 February 2007 On 22 February 2007 the First Accused in the CDF Case, Samuel Hinga Norman, passed away at a military hospital in Dakar, Senegal. Mr Norman was flown to Senegal on 17 January for medical treatment, and had undergone a successful surgical [...]

 
Special Court Monitoring Program Update #88a

Special Court Monitoring Program Update #88a

Trial Chamber I – CDF Trial 29 September 2006 Proceedings in the CDF trial resumed this week on Wednesday, following an adjournment due to the ill health of the second accused, Moinina Fofana. Fofana attended proceedings for the first time this trial session and his Counsel informed the court that his client had [...]

 
Special Court Monitoring Program Update #87a

Special Court Monitoring Program Update #87a

Trial Chamber I – CDF Trial 22 September 2006 The CDF trial has been subject to ongoing delays the past two weeks due to the ill health of the second accused, who is scheduled to commence his defence case as soon as possible. The detention facility doctor, Dr. Harding, addressed the Trial [...]

 
Special Court Monitoring Program Update #86a

Special Court Monitoring Program Update #86a

Trial Chamber I – CDF Trial 15 September 2006 The CDF trial resumed on Tuesday, following the adjournment of the case since June 2006. The defence case for the first accused was closed this week, after the Appeals Chamber issued its decision echoing the Trial Chamber’s dismissal of the defence motion requesting a [...]

 

Special Court Monitoring Program Update #79a

Trial Chamber I – CDF Trial Week Ending 16 June 2006 This final week of the CDF trial session saw proceedings reconvene on June 15th , due to difficulty in locating the few remaining witnesses in the Norman defence case. Upon recommencement of the trial, the Trial Chamber issued its long awaited decision [...]

 

Special Court Monitoring Program Update #78a

Trial Chamber I – CDF Trial Week Ending 9 June 2006 No witnesses testified during this, the sixth, week of the CDF trial session. The court reconvened proceedings from the previous week on Wednesday. Proceedings were again adjourned until the following Wednesday, June 14, 2006, as the Norman defence team was unable to [...]

 

Special Court Monitoring Program Update #77a

Trial Chamber I – CDF Trial Week Ending 2 June 2006 This week’s proceedings in Trial Chamber I were delayed due to the unavailability of witnesses for the Norman defence case. The defence team for the first accused called three witnesses starting from Wednesday. Chief Joseph Ali-Kavura Kongomoh, the Paramount Chief in the [...]

 
Special Court Monitoring Program Update #76a

Special Court Monitoring Program Update #76a

Trial Chamber I – CDF Trial Week Ending 26 May 2006 During this fourth week of the current CDF trial session, testimony predominantly centered around two alleged attacks by the CDF: that on the town of Kenema and that on the nearby location known as SS camp. The Prosecution has alleged that [...]

 

Special Court Monitoring Program Update #76

Trial Chamber I – CDF Trial Week Ending 19 May 2006 A total of five witnesses for the Norman Defence testified during this third week of the current CDF trial session. Witness testimony was exclusively from the perspective of kamajor fighters, particularly battalion commanders, and centered around CDF attacks on rebel controlled towns [...]

 

Special Court Monitoring Program Update #70

Trial Chamber I – CDF Trial Week Ending 24 February 2006 The sixth session of the CDF trial came to a close this week following the testimony of several Kamajor fighters as well as that of Lieutenant-General Richards, a British army officer who periodically worked with Norman during the conflict. This first [...]

 
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