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ICJ Media Review: UN Secretary-General calls for Syria’s referral to ICC

United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres
Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 13:45

In this week's review, news about Haradin Bala, Bashir meeting Guterres, Ntaganda submissions on closing statements in DRC, Bensouda’s call for Al-Werfalli’s arrest, Ongwen submissions on fair trial violations, Jordan and Article 87(7), a Mali Commission of Inquiry and more

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ICJ Media Review: ICC Prosecution opens Preliminary Examination into Philippines and Venezuela

Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Fatou Bensouda
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 08:04

In this week's review, news about the close of the prosecution case the Ayyash et al case at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, an ICC Preliminary Examination on the Philippines and Venezuela, the surrender of ICC suspect Al-Werfalli, Mladic submissions on mental capacity, the Pre-Trial Chamber’s request for more info on Afghanistan Situation, the African Union’s intention for an ICJ Advisory Opinion on head of state immunity, the legality of the Fujimori pardon at the IACHR, movement for an African Court on international crimes and more

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ICJ Media Review: Human rights organisation calls on Liberia's new President to investigate and prosecute civil war crimes

Liberian President George Weah
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

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ICJ Media Review: Israel joins Rwanda in demanding France acts on genocide suspects

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomes President Kagame to Israel
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 18:45

In this week’s review, news about impunity in Colombia, Ongwen submissions on fair trial rights violations, provisional release for Stanisic, Kosovo Serb politician on WC trial killed, Karadzic request to participate in the appeal hearing, and more

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ICJ Media Review: ICC begins Appeals hearing in Bemba case

Jean-Pierre Bemba
Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 14:35

In this week's review, news about the Bemba appeals hearings, the IACHR opinion on gender equality, rumours of a ICC investigation into Israeli settlements, war crimes arrests in Germany and Bosnia, ECCC funding and more

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Ugandan Judge Flavia Senoga Anglin: We have to put an end to useless wars

Ugandan Judge Flavia Senoga Anglin
Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 11:37

Uganda is one of the few countries that have set up local mechanisms for trying grave crimes like genocide and war crimes. Ugandan Judge Flavia Senoga Anglin recently spoke to a rapt Hague Talks audience about the tragic events that led her country to establish the International Crimes Division of Uganda.

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The 21st century way to professionalise international justice investigations

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 09:37

When there is an atrocity committed in a far-flung part of the world and experts are needed to investigate it, Justice Rapid Response (JRR) has the capacity to quickly assemble a team to collect and preserve evidence for use in future legal action against the perpetrator(s). In an interview with Justice Hub, JRR’s Executive Director Andras Vamos-Goldman told us “The 21st century works very differently. It requires a much faster reaction time because everything is faster in the 21st century so we are there to try to make the work of institutions including the work the ICC, the UN, and regional bodies faster. Not just faster but also more cost-effective.”

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ICJ Media Review: Report commissioned by the Rwandan government finds French officials complicit in 1994 genocide

Paul Kagame- Emmanuel Macron
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 10:40

In this week's review, news about France’s complicity in the Rwanda genocide, crimes against humanity in North Korea, the ICC Prosecutor address the UN Security Council on Darfur, the Colombia tribunal’s hearing on Im Chaem investigation dismissal, ICC referral of Jordan to the UN Security Council / ASP, the ASP election of new ICC Judges, and the ICC pre-trial Chamber order for more info on Afghanistan investigation request.

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Welcome to the two-tier ICC

Assembly of States Parties #ASP16 plenary session
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 18:49
By Janet Anderson
 
There will be a lot of celebration that it actually got through. “It’s down to the wire” tweeted Amanda Gharemani of the Canadian Centre for International Justice. 
 
There’s already a lot of ‘historic’ and ‘momentous’. But the agreement to activate a fourth crime at the International Criminal Court (ICC) – that of aggression, in addition to genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes – is very limited. And those limitations reflect the current discussions and uncertainties about the ICC’s role that...

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ICJ Media Review: ICC prosecutor’s office publishes annual report on Preliminary Examinations

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and ICC Deputy Prosecutor James Stewart
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 17:16

In this week's review, news about the ICC’s annual Preliminary Examination report, the Prosecutor’s decision on reconsideration of the preliminary examination concerning the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, calls to investigate crimes against humanity in the Philippines, submissions on the closing of the Colombia tribunal’s investigation against Meas Muth, and more

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