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ICJ Media Review: Amnesty International report alleges US bombings in Syria constitute war crimes

Protests in London against bombing campaigns in Syria.
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

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Navi Pillay: North Korea has committed grave crimes against its own people

Navi Pillay - South Africa
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:

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Former Nuremberg Prosecutor Ben Ferencz is still fighting to change the world

Ben Ferencz
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:

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ICJ Media Review: Moinina Fofana, the first person convicted by the Special Court of Sierra Leone, has served out his sentence

Moinina Fofana
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

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ICJ Media Review: Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone approves Charles Taylor’s Request for a new Attorney

Former Liberian President Charles Taylor
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

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Dominic Ongwen's former bush wife: "Ongwen will be accepted too"

Florence Ayot Uganda
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.

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DRC activist: The ICC needs to urgently intervene in the Congo

Paul Nsapu, President of the Congolese NGO League of Electors and Secretary-General of the Africa
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.

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ICJ Media Review: Status conference on ICC jurisdiction over Rohingya crimes set for June 20th

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
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

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Like Uhuru Kenyatta before him, Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi sees a path to presidency despite ICC indictment

Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 08:21

Can Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi win Libya's presidential contest despite the fact that he is wanted for trial at The Hague? Stranger things have happened.

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ICJ Media Review: Kosovo Tribunal appoints new Specialist Prosecutor

Jack Smith appointed as the new Specialist Prosecutor of the Kosovo War Court
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 22:11

In this week's review, news about Bensouda’s address to the UNSC on Libya, the ICC’s invitation for Bangladesh to submit observations on jurisdiction for Rohingya crimes, Lebanon tribunal decisions on testimony and the Oneissi disqualification motion, ICC Prosecutor probe on crimes against humanity in DRC, the new Kosovo Tribunal Prosecutor and more:

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