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ICJ Media Review: Judges hold that ICC may exercise jurisdiction over the alleged deportation of the Rohingya from Myanmar to Bangladesh

Fatou Bensouda
Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 09:17

In this week's review, news about the ICC’s decision on jurisdiction over deportation crimes against Rohingya people in Myanmar, judges removed from the appeal of Mladic, amicus requests in the admissibility challenge of Saif Gaddafi and final remarks from the High Commissioner for Human Rights

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“Bound to create unreasonable expectations”: Reactions to ICC judges’ decision on Myanmar Rohingya deportations

Rohingya Muslims
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.

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ICJ Media Review: ICC judges hear closing arguments in Ntaganda trial

Bosco Ntanganda
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.

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ICJ Media Review: Israel to formally protest ICC judges’ decision to launch an outreach campaign in Palestine Situation

Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 12:25

In this week's review, news about the release of the final brief and victim attendance at closing arguments at the Lebanon tribunal, ICC's Trust Fund for Victims reparations questions for Al-Mahdi case, scheduling of Ntaganda closing briefs and arguments, amicus request and Myanmar’s statement on Rohingya deportation jurisdiction questions, amendments to the ICC regulations on detention and more.

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Fugitive Turned Peacemaker: Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir Continues to Visit Uganda Despite ICC Arrest Warrants

Omar al-Bashir
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:53

By Lino Owor Ogora

Earlier this month, Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir defied his two outstanding arrest warrants from the International Criminal Court (ICC) and visited Uganda. This is the third time in three years that he has made this trip despite his fugitive status. The purpose of al-Bashir’s visit on this occasion was to help broker a...

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Don Ferencz: Powerful countries shouldn’t dodge ratifying the crime of aggression

Donald M. Ferencz - Convenor of the Global Institute for the Prevention of Aggression
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 12:12

On July 17, the International Criminal Court (ICC) will be able to prosecute individual leaders for waging aggressive war against other states. Aggression is the fourth core international crime recognized under the Rome Statute in addition to genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. To better understand the crime of aggression, we spoke to Donald M. Ferencz, the Convenor of the Global Institute for the Prevention of Aggression

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The new ICC crime of aggression could make leaders think twice if they are considering invading

Jennifer Trahan - NYU Center for Global Affairs
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 10:12

On July 17, the International Criminal Court (ICC) will be able to prosecute individual leaders for waging aggressive war against other states. Aggression is the fourth core international crime recognized under the Rome Statute in addition to genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. To better understand the crime of aggression, we spoke to Jennifer Trahan, a Clinical Professor at the NYU Center for Global Affairs.

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How the activation of aggression as a crime at the ICC has already had an effect in Britain

Sheryn Omeri, a barrister at Cloisters Chambers
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 12:12

On July 17, the International Criminal Court (ICC) will be able to prosecute individual leaders for waging aggressive war against other states. Aggression is the fourth core international crime recognized under the Rome Statute in addition to genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. To better understand the crime of aggression, we spoke to Sheryn Omeri, a barrister at Cloisters Chambers about efforts to prosecute aggression in the United Kingdom.

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ICJ Media Review: Jean-Pierre Bemba to vie for the presidency in late December DRC elections

Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 11:10

In this week's review, news about response to amici briefs on Jordan’s Art. 87(7) appeal, provisional release to Simatovic, Lebanon tribunal decision on Sabra Defence witness statements, Bemba’s Presidential bid, ICC Prosecutor submissions on Rohingya jurisdiction questions amici submissions, the ICC’s 20th anniversary and crime of aggression jurisdiction, a Spanish truth commission and more

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ICJ Media Review: 76 human rights organisations call for prosecution of Liberian war crimes

UN Human Rights Council
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 22:49

In this week's review, news about Bashir’s travel and Djibouti’s ICC obligations, a UN Human Rights Commission report on war crimes in South Sudan, submissions on sentencing in Bemba et al., possible war crimes in Yemen prisons, Colombia’s visit to the ICC Prosecutor’s office and more:

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