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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

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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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ICJ Media Review: Private prosecution for crimes against humanity initiated against Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 09:23

In this week's review, news about the Gbagbo Prosecution ‘mid-trial’ brief, the Šešelj appeals judgment, the ICC response to Duterte’s announcement on Rome Statute withdrawal, a private prosecution against Aung San Suu Kyi, ICC Chamber’s reconstitution, Colombia’s transitional justice tribunal and more

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How to leave the ICC

How to withdraw from the ICC
Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 20:42

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines says his country will withdraw from the International Criminal Court. We explain how that happens and what it means for the Philippines (and what it doesn't mean)

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ICJ Media Review: UN High Commissioner describes Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem as war crimes

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein
Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 23:50

In this week's review, news about sentencing in the ICC contempt case, Jordan’s appeal of the ICC’s non-compliance decision, judicial review proceedings in the Flotilla Situation, Duterte’s announcement about withdrawing from the Rome Statute, new Presidency elected and new judges sworn in at the ICC and more

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Negotiated Engagement: The Latest in the Africa-ICC Relationship

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Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 20:49

At the thirtieth summit of the African Union (AU) last month, African states took a bold decision. They agreed to ask the United Nations General Assembly to seek an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the issue of head of state immunity. For years now, this has been an ongoing point of contention for many states in their relationship with the International Criminal Court (ICC). So what’s behind the AU’s decision and what does it tell us about the ICC and its relationship with African states?

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