Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 21:54
By Luke Moffett
Just less than three years into their trial former Côte d’Ivoire President Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé, leader of the youth militia, have been acquitted and ordered to be released by the International Criminal Court (ICC). They were both faced four charges of crimes against humanity. These were murder, rape, inhumane acts and persecution of opponents in the aftermath of the...
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 11:52
In this week's review, news about the ICC hearings on the Jordan / Bashir Art 87(7) appeal, Bemba’s request concerning his Presidential bid after acquittal, the Association of Defence Counsel practicing before the International Courts and Tribunals (ADC-ICT) requests amicus submissions in Nzuwonemeye case, closing arguments in the Ayyash et al STL case, the Trump administration’s position on the ICC and more.
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 11:18
The judges at the International Criminal Court have ruled that the court has jurisdiction over alleged deportations of Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh. But not everyone thinks it’s a good move by the court.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 13:20
With an increasing number of trials of alleged Liberian war criminals happening abroad, victims are demanding explanations from President George Weah as to why other countries are prosecuting alleged Liberian war criminals while their own government remains inactive.
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 14:21
By Lino Owor Ogora
The confirmation of charges hearing against Thomas Kwoyelo, which was scheduled to start on Monday, July 23, has been postponed again, indefinitely this time. The reason for the postponement is purportedly due to lack of funds. This makes it the third postponement in a row and leaves uncertainty on whether the charges against Kwoyelo will be confirmed.
Kwoyelo, a former commander in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), is...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 18:47
Former BBC correspondent Elizabeth Blunt recently testified in a US court against Tom Woewiyu, former rebel spokesman, on his role the Liberian war. But what sentence might he get, having been found guilty of immigration fraud and perjury rather than war crimes?
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 07:24
In this week's review, news about a case filed on behalf of Sierra Leone victims of rape and torture, calls for investigations on Myanmar by Special Rapporteur and Amnesty International, the UN investigation in DRC, and failure on accountability in Venezuela
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 14:30
There are big questions facing the world of justice. At the annual International Bar Association (IBA) Conference on International Criminal Law the current issues such as terrorism and the permissible use of force, the new ICC crime of aggression, the role truth plays in the justice process, and whether the future of international criminal law will be in domestic courts were all deliberated.
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 11:32
A panel of three independent international experts appointed by the Secretary-General of Organization of American States (OAS) to look into whether crimes against humanity have been committed in Venezuela have recommended that the country be referred to the International Criminal Court (ICC). Justice Hub recently spoke to one of the experts, Irwin Cotler, on what motived their decision.
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 10:25
Former Nuremberg prosecutor Ben Ferencz is the subject of our latest #MyJustice interview. He talks about using the term genocide for the first time in a criminal trial, America’s complex relationship with international law, what he wants young people to learn from him and his views on justice: