Friday, March 17, 2017 - 17:51
In this week's review, news about the ICC summoning South Africa to appear, no revision of a genocide ruling at the ICJ, Sri Lanka’s domestic investigation, and more
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 14:27
Burundi is now the only African country still making a beeline for the ICC exit door. In reverse order of how they notified the UN Secretary-General of their desire to leave The Hague Court, Gambia and South Africa have returned to the fold. The good news is an opportunity exists for the ICC to smooth things out with South Africa.
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 00:00
In this week's review, news about torture trial for Guatemalan military officials, South Africa u-turn on ICC withdrawal, South Sudan tribunal call, justice in Sri Lanka and more
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 08:47
The ongoing trial of Dominic Ongwen at the International Criminal Court is an important step in the accountability process for the war in northern Uganda. It is also important to remember that this is not the end of the conversation around justice and reconciliation in Uganda.
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 00:00
In this week's review, news about the Cambodia tribunal dismissing a potential case, child soldier victims give their views to ICC, a UN report on Libya’s unfair trial, SA withdrawal “unconstitutional and invalid”, an upcoming reparations decision in Katanga, Bosnia’s intention to review the ICJ genocide decision and more
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:28
At the weekend Gambia partied. It’s been a time for celebration as the new president Adama Barrow formally took power and everyone – or at least many many thousands - came to the inauguration. But at the same time, there are new discoveries every day about what happened under the 22 year regime of former president Yayha Jammeh. Is this going to be a process like that of Hissene Habre – a many decades long wait and then an African solution?
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 16:26
As part of the continuing debate on Africa and the ICC and the potential for cooperation of withdrawal, we republish here a piece by three heads of African offices for the International Center for Transitional Justice.
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 00:00
In this week's review, news about the first reparations for victims at the ICC, Gambia is back as an ICC member, ISIS war crimes and genocide against the Yazidi targeted, a Kosovo Truth Commission and more
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 00:00
In this week's review, news about crimes against humanity in Syrian prison, judges appointed to the Kosovo Tribunal, Sri Lanka’s war crimes investigation, new African Court judges and much more
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 12:57
It’s a foreboding title - ‘The World in Crisis’ - but relevant. The subjects covered by the International Bar Association’s (IBA) Annual Conference on International Criminal Law were refugees, peace versus justice after conflict, how wars are being funded through trafficking in antiquities and people and money laundering, and immunity from prosecutions.