The District Court of the Hague today has ordered the State of the Netherlands to discuss the transfer of three ICC-witnesses with the International Criminal Court. In summary proceedings the attorneys of the witnesses, Channa Samkalden en Göran Sluiter, had argued that The Netherlands were infringing human rights by refusing to accept the transfer.

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