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Kenya: The People’s Republic of Amnesia

Post-election violence in Kenya
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 09:37

The effects of the ICC’s weakened influence over Kenya are becoming increasingly apparent. The signs are not good.

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Prosecuting the Destruction of Shrines at the ICC - A Clash of Civilisations?

Courtside Justice with Mark Kersten
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 13:10

The potential trial of Ahmed Al Faqi Al Mahdi marks a series of firsts for global justice. Al Mahdi, who faced confirmation of charges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) this week, is the first individual from Mali to face the prospect of prosecution at the ICC.

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ICC judges to decide al Mahdi's fate within 60 days

Damaged tomb in Timbuktu, Mali
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 14:57

The prosecutor wants to put the alleged Islamist Ahmad al-Mahdi on trial for war crimes committed in Mali. After Tuesday's confirmation of charges hearing, judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have to decide whether they pursue the case.

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Ahmad al Mahdi: Who is the first alleged Islamist at the ICC?

Ahmad al-Mahdi at the International Criminal Court
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 08:18

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is set to open the confirmation of charges hearings in its first Mali case. The accused, Ahmad al Faqi al Mahdi, is still relatively unknown. A profile.

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"I don’t think Africa is ready to leave the ICC", says Ivorian liberal politician

Mohamed Sylla is a special advisor, responsible for legal and electoral issues, for LIDER (Liberty and Democracy for the Republic)
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 12:41

Should the AU withdraw from the ICC? Will the trial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo lead to reconciliation in Ivory Coast? Just some of the questions that Justice Hub posed to a leading member of LIDER, a liberal Ivorian political party.

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Concessions from the half-way house - leveraging membership in the ICC

Courtside Justice with Mark Kersten
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 10:34

In the world of the International Criminal Court (ICC), there are two types of states: the member states that accept the jurisdiction of the Court and the non-member states which don’t.

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Kenya: Does Bensouda still have something up her sleeve?

Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto and journalist Joshua arap Sang at the ICC
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 14:31

With a little help from the ICC’s Appeals Chamber, Fatou Bensouda might just have gotten a way to make Ruto and Sang’s Rule 68 victory short lived.

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Social media uproar after ICC Appeals Chamber hands down judgment on Rule 68

ICC Judge Piotr Hofmanski reading out judgment
Monday, February 15, 2016 - 15:43

It had been months in the making, but last Monday the International Criminal Court announced that it would deliver its judgment on the highly-contested application of Rule 68 in the case against Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto and journalist Joshua arap Sang. Four days of wild speculation, predictions and ifs followed until the judgment was handed down Friday afternoon.

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Georgia and the ICC: a strong beginning, an uncertain outcome

An elderly 	South Ossetian woman walks her cow near a destroyed building in 2008.
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 09:46

On 27 January, the International Criminal Court opened an investigation into the crimes committed during the armed conflict between Russia and Georgia in the summer of 2008. Despite being criticised for exclusively targeting the African continent during its initial years, the Court has never ceased to conduct fair and transparent investigations in the interest of justice.

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Gbagbo and Blé Goudé trial at the ICC doing more harm than good?

Supporters of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo watch the first day of his trial in Abidjan
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 15:03

Ivory Coast’s “trial of the century” is now in its third week. The former president Laurent Gbagbo and his minister Charles Blé Goudé are on trial at the International Criminal Court for their alleged involvement in Ivory Coast’s post-election violence in 2010-2011, which left over 3000 people dead.

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