Monday, September 17, 2018 - 14:44
Help is hard to come by for survivors with untreated bullet and bomb injuries sustained during the conflict in Northern Uganda. This piece lays out in detail how many of the survivors still have to live with the excruciating day-to-day effects of their injuries without any help from the government, an experience the writer says is akin to having “rotting [flesh and blood] as if they had been bitten by the most poisonous snakes.”
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 15:27
Marcus Bleasdale, a famed British photojournalist, both investigates and documents atrocities, but also uses his work to advocate for policy change. Justice Hub recently caught up with him to discuss how his work is linked to the situations being dealt with at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
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.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 08:15
As transitional justice efforts have become more widespread, their mandates have also become increasingly ambitious. They are now often called on to reveal the truth about past injustices, to see that justice is done, and to reconcile individuals and communities. But it’s increasingly evident that these mechanisms often fall far short of such lofty goals.
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.
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 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.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 10:11
Navanethem "Navi" Pillay has been a prominent thorn in the side of repressive regimes her entire career. As part of the #MyJustice series, Justice Hub recently spoke with Pillay and sounded her out on her work exposing rights violations in North Korea, her thoughts as the Rome turns 20 and much else:
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.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 12:01
A new study suggests that the failure of political systems and not climate change is the primary cause of conflict and displacement of large numbers of people.