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.
Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 09:50
For the past eight years, we have been bracing for the first possible withdrawals by African states from the International Criminal Court. They began late last year, when three African State Parties decided to submit notices of withdrawal to the UN treaty office. Human rights organizations and victims’ rights groups advocated that this move would betray victims’ rights to justice, and that the court needs to be strengthened, not abandoned.
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 00:00
In this week's review, news about the AU resolution on the ICC, fo in court, MICT’s order to Turkey, CAH in Gambia and Philippines and more
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 00:00
In this week's review, news about communications in the Ugandan LRA rebels, lobby for reparations in ICC Mali case, possible Hague extradition for former Kosovo PM, Belgian war crimes suit against senior Israeli politician and more
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 17:07
This month: Donald Trump scares the world, Yahya Jammeh slips away and Kenya learns to live with the ICC (for now).
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 14:41
The bottom line is that putting the former Gambia Head of State Yayha Jammeh on trial would take a large amount of political will – and that’s not in evidence. But keep on reading as we explore the arguments:
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 00:00
In this week's review, news about the reopening of the Ongwen trial and a decision on medical examinations, a hearing on detained Turkish judge, release of former Ksovo PM, charges against former Romanian President, Islamic State accused of crimes against humanity in Iraq and more
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 16:27
Dominic Ongwen’s trial is due to hear its first witness at the International Criminal Court on Monday, where he stands accused of 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity including rape. Should he be on trial? On our Facebook page many people have given their opinions. Here's one of them from Gulu in northern Uganda.
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 12:00
In this week's review, news about the ICC’s legal aid system, former Kosovo PM released in France, former Chadian president appeals against torture and rape conviction, and much more.
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 18:00
The just concluded fifteenth session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP 15) couldn’t have come at a better time. With Burundi, South Africa and Gambia announcing that they would be quitting the ICC just weeks before, the annual meeting of states parties found the world’s first permanent international criminal tribunal in the throes of existential angst. The Court badly needed affirmations of support from member states in attendance at the ASP 15.