Monday, September 3, 2018 - 10:27
In this week's review, news about closing arguments in the Ntaganda trial, hearing scheduled for Jordan / Bashir appeal, resentencing in Bemba et al scheduled, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) releases legal briefing note on genocide, UN Fact Finding Mission makes findings on Myanmar genocide, possible war crimes in Yemen and more.
Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 11:37
In this week's review, news about a second arrest warrant for Al-Werfalli, the appeal of Cambodia tribunal co-prosecutor on Im Chaem case closure, the MICT’s decision on Simatovic’s request for confidential info, Ntaganda closing statements schedule, the ICC Prosecutor's submissions on sentencing in Bemba et al, contempt case and more
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 15:25
We speak to Peter Haynes QC, Jean-Pierre Bemba's lead lawyer at the ICC, hot on the heels of his client’s acquittal and interim release.
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 06:22
The International Criminal Court's list of who's been prosecuted in dominated by people from the Democratic Republic of Congo. But local human rights activists say that's not enough, and are pressurising the court to intervene again. In February, a team from the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) came to the ICC in The Hague. Paul Nsapu, President of the Congolese NGO League of Electors and on of the Secretary-Generals of the FIDH, was at the meeting. In this interview, Nsapu explains what local human rights activists expect from the ICC in response to continued human rights abuses.
Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 10:45
In this week's review, news about appealing the ICC’s decision on Jordan’s noncompliance, Ntaganda’s restricted communications, ECCC decision on Co-Prosecutor’s appeal on investigations on sexual violence, the Kosovo Tribunal’s Prosecutor leaving, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) defence on lack of evidence, Fujimori to stand trial again, Kenyan AC ordering Bashir’s arrest and more
Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 10:25
Between early 2013 and June 2016, in the village of Kavumu, a few dozen kilometers from Bukavu, the capital of South Kivu province, as many as 40 young girls whose ages ranged from 18 months to 10 years old were abducted and raped before being returned to their families. On December 13, 2017 11 Congolese militia members and a provincial lawmaker Frederic Batumike were found guilty of murder and rape as crimes against humanity. This is the story of how the women of Kavumu finally got justice.
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 01:08
By Janet Anderson
What makes one nation more peaceful or stable than the next? Steve Killelea, the founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Economics and Peace believes that he has cracked the code that explains why some nations are more prone to instability than others. Killelea believes it all comes down to eight different elements which add up to contribute to a country’s “positive peace” score.
The elements are “a well-functioning government, low levels of corruption, strong business environment,...
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 11:14
In this week's review, news about the Ntaganda and a ‘no case to answer’ motion at the ICC, Stanisic and Simatovic retrial testimony, ICC and Kazakhstan cooperation on Bashir, Burundi CAH and the ICC, an ICTR convict in US Court and more
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 22:50
The Appeals Chamber has affirmed that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has jurisdiction over cases in which soldiers of an armed group commit war crimes against members of the same group. The decision puts to rest Bosco Ntaganda’s contention that the court based in The Hague lacks the mandate to try him over the alleged rape of child soldiers.
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 17:58
On February 16, 2017, the last prosecution witness to testify against former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda at the International Criminal Court (ICC) concluded giving evidence. Ntaganda’s trial began in September 2015, and in the 17 months since the opening of the prosecution’s case at the court based in The Hague, prosecutors called 71 individuals to give testimony. This article gives an overview of the prosecution evidence heard in open session during the trial.