Scsl Agreement

This article provides an overview of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone (RSCSL), established by an agreement between the United Nations and the Government of Sierra Leone to carry out the essential functions of the Special Court for Sierra Leone after its closure. The RSCSL embodies the obligation of the United Nations, the Government of Sierra Leone and the international community to ensure the continued protection of witnesses, the proper execution of sentences of persons convicted by the SCSL and the continued respect for the rights of such persons by providing them with a robust judicial mechanism for the verification of convictions and judgements. and that there will be no impunity for the only refugee remaining in the SCSL after the closure of the SCSL. If the RSCSL succeeds in overcoming the challenges identified in this article, it will become an important pillar of the new architecture of international criminal justice. The RSCSL, like the SCSL, is funded by voluntary contributions from the international community, but the agreement allows it to seek alternative funding. The RSCSL has a supervisory committee to help obtain adequate resources and to provide advice and policy guidance on the extrajudicial aspects of the Court of Justice. On 16 January 2002, the United Nations and the Government of Sierra Leone signed an agreement establishing the Tribunal. Sierra Construction Systems, the largest construction company in Sierra Leone, was commissioned to construct the building that was to house the court. The first employees arrived in Freetown in July 2002.

[Citation required] [6] The conversion of sentences would be left to the State, in consultation with the Tribunal. [1]. After its dissolution in 2013, it was replaced by the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone to fulfill its mandate and manage a large number of routine and ad hoc functions, including witness protection and assistance, monitoring of prison sentences and claims for compensation. Practical Instructions on the Early Conditional Release of Persons Convicted by the Special Court for Sierra Leone 1 October 2013 Convict Ruf Augustine Gbao was allowed to apply for early parole [10 January 2020] On 2 August 2007, the two surviving CDF accused, Kondewa and Fofana, were convicted of murder, cruel treatment, looting and collective punishment. Kondeva was also convicted of using child soldiers. The lawsuit against faith governance was perhaps the most controversial, as many Sierra Leoneans viewed faith srockinations as a protection against RUF looting. [64] More information on correspondence and resolutions relating to the establishment of the Special Court for Sierra Leone. The prosecution presented its case on 27 February 2009[74] and the defence commenced its case on 13 July and was suspended on 12 November 2010. [75] Trial Chamber II set its sentencing for July 26, 2010. April 2012[76] The judgment was read from 11:00 a.m.[77] by Judge Richard Lussick, who stated that „the Trial Chamber unanimously found you guilty of complicity in [all] crimes:” acts of terrorism; Murder; violence against the life, health or physical well-being of persons; rape; sexual slavery; Indignation at personal dignity; violence against the life, health and physical or mental well-being of individuals; other inhumane acts, a crime against humanity; Summoning or summoning children under the age of 15 to the armed forces; enslavement; and looting in accordance with Article 6.1 of the SCSL Statutes. .

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