Daily Archives: May 25, 2022

Supreme Court directs High Courts to decide within 6 months all Section 11(6) applications pending for 1+ years

The Supreme Court last week directed all High Courts to decide and dispose of within 6 months, all applications for appointment, substitution or change arbitrators which have been pending for over a year [Shree Vishnu Constructions v. Engineer in Chief, Military Engineering Service & Ors]. A bench of Justices MR Shah and BV Nagarathna said that if arbitrators are not… Read More »

Dutch police arrest Syrian militia member on war crimes charges

The Netherlands Public Prosecution Service Tuesday arrested a 34-year-old Syrian man accused of crimes against humanity and war crimes during in the Syrian Civil War. The unnamed suspect is reported to have served in the state-aligned Liwa al-Quds militia during the ongoing conflict. According to prosecutors, the suspect, along with other members of the militia, allegedly arrested and tortured… Read More »