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The Case for a Permanent Hybrid Tribunal for Mass Atrocities

Courtside Justice with Mark Kersten
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 12:06

There is no point denying it. The current global production of mass atrocities far outnumbers the tools and institutions able to respond to them. There is a far greater demand for, than supply of, international justice.

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The ICC and the DRC in 2015

Jean-Pierre Bemba at the ICC
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 - 09:53

A look back at the cases involving people from the DRC at the International Criminal Court.

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Best Justice Hub cartoons of 2015

Monday, December 21, 2015 - 11:09

There’s nothing better than a well-thought-out and well-drawn cartoon to effectively deliver a message, especially when it comes to the topics Justice Hub deals with on a daily basis.

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What does transitional justice mean?

ICC temple
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 10:11

After several weeks focusing on the highs and lows at the International Criminal Court, it’s good to take some time away from The Hague.

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Lino Owor Ogora, an advocate for the victims in northern Uganda

Lino Owor Ogora of the Foundation for Justice and Development Initiative in Uganda
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 12:32

This week’s My Justice guest is Lino Owor Ogora, a member of the Foundation for Justice and Development Initiative in Uganda. During the Assembly of States Parties meeting last week, Ogora talked about how going back to northern Uganda changed his life and what needs to be done for the victims in his country.

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Germain Katanga's return to the DRC

Germain Katanga at the ICC
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 10:31

Last month, the International Criminal Court’s decided to reduce Germain Katanga’s sentence. People in Ituri Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo are hoping that he will play a key role in convincing other rebels in the region to hand in their weapons.

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Kenya gambled and lost at the ICC’s yearly conference - but it’s not game over yet

Courtside Justice with Mark Kersten
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 07:34

The African Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) had just been launched at one of the dozens of Assembly of States Parties (ASP) side events. There were a few minutes left and so, as the moderator of the event, I opened the session up for a public Q & A. A man seated near the front of the packed room introduced himself as the senate leader from Kenya and asked the panelists to discuss the International Criminal Court’s alleged double standards towards African states.

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ASP scraps Article 124

World Forum Convention Centre in The Hague
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 15:42

While much of the ICC-watching world’s attention was focused on the Kenyans' battle over Rule 68, there was another part of the Rome Statute that was being discussed, and finally, scrapped during the last meeting of the states that belong to the ICC.

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Why is the Mali situation at the ICC?

Why is the Mali situation at the ICC?
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 14:58

For much of its history, Mali has been unstable. Shortly after Mali achieved independence from France in 1960, the Tuaregs in the north of the country attempted their first rebellion to obtain independence and create the state of Azawad. The revolt failed, but the Tuaregs have launched several rebellions since then, the last one being in 2012.

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ICC budget leaves a lot to be desired

Assembly of States Parties gives International Criminal Court far less than it wanted
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 10:03

In 2016, the International Criminal Court will operate with a budget that is 7.1 per cent bigger than in 2015. After months of negotiations and revised proposals, all members at the Assembly of States Parties agreed to approve the revised budget.

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