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.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 20:36
On 19 April 2018, Mohammed Jabbateh, the Liberian warlord known as “Jungle Jabbah”, was sentenced to 30 years in prison in Philadelphia, the culmination of a landmark case in the United States and marking a long-overdue milestone for justice in Liberia. What are the next steps in the Liberian Quest for Justice?
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 10:40
Can techniques used in popular television shows help human rights defenders mainstream their message? Colombian lawyer Matilda Gonzalez Gil thinks so.
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 05:28
In a world of unprecedented refugee flows, seemingly endless wars and rising levels of xenophobia and inequality, many have been questioning the point of human rights.
Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 23:50
In this week's review, news about sentencing in the ICC contempt case, Jordan’s appeal of the ICC’s non-compliance decision, judicial review proceedings in the Flotilla Situation, Duterte’s announcement about withdrawing from the Rome Statute, new Presidency elected and new judges sworn in at the ICC and more
Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 13:56
In this week's review, news about three ICC Appeals Chamber Judgments scheduled for 8 March (Bemba et al., Katanga and Al-Mahdi), Government of Comoros files second review application of ICC Prosecutor’s decision not to investigate, Ntaganda ends defence evidence, Uganda on its failure to arrest Bashir, Netherlands Parliament recognises Armenian genocide, and more
Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 14:12
In this week's review, news about Ongwen and fair trial violations allegations, witness testimony in the Stanisic and Simatovic retrial, final submissions in the Bemba appeal, Lubanga victims and reparations, Ntaganzwa’s lawyer, war crimes in Liberia and President Weah, and more
Monday, December 18, 2017 - 10:57
Jane Waithera is an advocate for the rights of people with albinism. At a recent Hague Talks themed on “How do we break social taboos” Waithera told a packed audience how, right from her birth, the society she was born into made her feel like she didn’t belong.
Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 01:23
Mexican human rights activist Graciela Pérez Rodriguez has been awarded the 2017 Human Rights Tulip by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The prize recognizes and encourages individuals or organisations anywhere in the world who are using innovative ways to advance the course of justice. Justice Hub’s Janet Anderson caught up with Dutch Minister for Foreign Affairs Halbe Zijlstra moments after he officially handed over the award.