Best of My Justice: Part 2

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Friday, January 2, 2015 - 11:13

My Justice was one of our most popular series throughout 2014. So, Justice Hub presents you some of our favourite editions of the series..

 

Odong Jackson, who comes from Teso in eastern Uganda, is studying in The Hague. He wants international justice to go beyond prosecutions.

"From the very start, the ICC’s intentions seemed clear and purposeful, to me, with a higher goal. However, its entry point was a failure. It actually crash-landed, to use an airplane metaphor.

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Congolese journalist Gaïus Kowene had the opportunity to visit the International Criminal Court (ICC) recently. 

“I finally got a chance to go to the ICC. Before me two gigantic white towers, surrounded by a fence topped with barbed wire. The closer I get, the harder my heart beats! I imagine the courtroom, rituals seen on television and – especially - my former vice president, Jean Pierre Bemba, sitting obediently. He’s being prosecuted for his alleged role in war crimes and crimes against humanity, allegedly committed by his militia in the Central African Republic

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Peter van Krieken earned a Ph.D. in international law at Groningen University in 1976. He lectures on international law, human rights, as well as refugee and migration issues at Webster and The Hague University. Van Krieken worked for the UNHCR for more than 16 years, serving in countries such as Pakistan, South Sudan and Lebanon.

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Argentine judge Silvia Alejandra Fernández de Gurmendi has over 20 years of experience in international and humanitarian Law. She’s represented Argentina in cases before the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights and the Inter-American Court of Justice.

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Did you enjoy our compilation of top My Justices? Then you should have a look at Part 1

Do you want to see more of My Justice? Check out our My Justice section to see the all stories we published in 2014.

 

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