Monday, June 11, 2018 - 11:32
A panel of three independent international experts appointed by the Secretary-General of Organization of American States (OAS) to look into whether crimes against humanity have been committed in Venezuela have recommended that the country be referred to the International Criminal Court (ICC). Justice Hub recently spoke to one of the experts, Irwin Cotler, on what motived their decision.
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 09:57
We lay out the reasons why the Appeals Chamber at the International Criminal Court (ICC) has overturned Jean-Pierre Bemba’s conviction for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 07:03
In this week's review, news about Bemba’s acquittal, MICT Prosecutor Serge Brammertz’s address to the UN Security Council, the schedule for Ongwen’s defence case, potential war crimes in Syria, Syrian torture complaint filed under universal jurisdiction, approval for the Central African Republic Special Tribunal and more
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 10:11
Navanethem "Navi" Pillay has been a prominent thorn in the side of repressive regimes her entire career. As part of the #MyJustice series, Justice Hub recently spoke with Pillay and sounded her out on her work exposing rights violations in North Korea, her thoughts as the Rome turns 20 and much else:
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 10:25
Former Nuremberg prosecutor Ben Ferencz is the subject of our latest #MyJustice interview. He talks about using the term genocide for the first time in a criminal trial, America’s complex relationship with international law, what he wants young people to learn from him and his views on justice:
Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 07:25
In this week's review, news about amicus submissions on the Rohingya crimes jurisdiction question, submissions invited from Sudan and Bashir in Jordan’s Art 87(7) appeal, the Central African Republic Special Court, first person convicted by the Special Court of Sierra Leone serves out his sentence, the Oneissi witness summary, Ntaganda’s closing brief schedule and more
Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 14:54
In this week's review, news about Palestine’s ICC referral and reactions, the ICC Appeals Chamber’s decision on amicus requests, Bashir’s travels, scheduling order for Bemba Appeals judgment, Guatemalan convictions for crimes against humanity, report on crimes by the Nigerian military, Charles Taylor’s representation and more
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 12:20
Dominic Ongwen, the first Ugandan indictee from the rebel group the Lords Resistance Army, is likely to face a long trial at the ICC. But his former bush wife, Florence Ayot (35), still hopes that one day he’ll come back so they can be together and take care of their two children.
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.
Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 11:25
In this week's review, news about the Prosecutor request on jurisdiction on Rohingya crimes, the beginning of the Lebanon tribunal defence case, trial modalities in the Stanisic and Simatovic retrial, Bensouda on Gaza killings and more