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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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Waiting on the ICC in Georgia

Nino Tsagareishvili - Georgia
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 13:40

A decade after the short but deadly conflict that tore Georgia and South Ossetia asunder, victims on either side are still no closer to getting justice. To get an impression of where things currently stand, Justice Hub spoke with two experts, one from Georgia and the other from Russia. This is our interview with Nino Tsagareishvili of the Human Rights Center, Georgia

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Waiting on the ICC in South Ossetia

Varvara Pakhomenko - Russia
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 12:22

A decade after the short but deadly conflict that tore Georgia and South Ossetia asunder, victims on either side are still no closer to getting justice. To get an impression of where things currently stand, Justice Hub spoke with two experts, one from Georgia and the other from Russia. This is our interview with Russian human rights expert on the Caucasus Varvara Pakhomenko.

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ICJ Media Review: President Rodrigo Duterte threatens ICC investigators with arrest

President Rodrigo Duterte
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 15:50

In this week's review, news about Mladic’s health, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) Trial Chamber disqualification motion, the STL Prosecution’s request to withdraw indictment confirmation, the ICC Registrar’s final report and new Registrar sworn-in, Ongwen closing briefs, and more

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ICJ Media Review: Appeals Chamber overturns acquittal & convicts Seselj of crimes against humanity. Sentenced to time served

Vojislav Seselj
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 12:57

In this week's review, news about Seselj’s overturned acquittal before the MICT Appeals Chamber, Special Tribunal for Lebanon closing briefs scheduled, ICC jurisdiction over deportation of Rohingya, ICC and Special Criminal Court prosecutors in CAR affirm cooperation and more

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The ICC, Palestine and the Prosecutor’s Preventive Statement

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 11:42

The ICC Prosecutor recently issued one of her rare statements – this time regarding the worsening situation in Gaza. But what is the function of a preventive statement? This piece delves into what the ICC Prosecutor may be trying to achieve. "By issuing a preventive statement, the Prosecutor makes it clear that those crimes are being or will be committed will be closely monitored and taken into consideration for the ensuing prosecution."

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ICJ Media Review: ICC judges elect Peter Lewis as the Court’s new Registrar

ICC judges
Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 11:52

In this week's review, news about the ICC’s newly elected Registrar, amicus briefs on Jordan’s appeal on Bashir travels, rights of the accused in the Gbagbo case, Oneissi’s defence case schedule, STL disclosure and an extended mandate for the UN Commission on South Sudan

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