Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 06:57
By Justice Hub
The conflicts in Iraq and Syria have resulted in countless atrocities being committed against innocent civilians. Women and girls have borne the brunt of these crimes, particularly those of a sexual nature. ISIS, the extremist group also known by its Arabic language acronym Daesh, is responsible for many of these crimes. The group has been especially ruthless in its targeting of...
Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 12:55
In this week’s review, news about the Stanisic and Simatovic retrial, the Al-Mahdi Reparations decision, Jovo Ostojic’s death and the ICTY, conviction for sheltering Mladic, investigations into Daesh in Iraq, and more
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, 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
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 11:52
Eventually, after a seven year wait, the results of the Iraq Inquiry, known as Chilcot inquiry, were published on 6 July. A committee was responsible for determining what led to the involvement in the Iraq war.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 12:54
If you were curious how many people begrudge Tony Blair his liberty for his part in the monumental failure of judgment regarding the Iraq invasion, you got your answer this week. His critics are legion, and they want the International Criminal Court (ICC) to hurry up already and put him away.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 12:14
There are those who dream of the day when former British prime minister Tony Blair faces a panel of judges and answers to allegations that he was responsible for war crimes in Iraq. Blair and his former ‘partner in crime’ (no pun intended), former U.S. president George W. Bush, are also the poster boys for the unevenness of international justice. Go to a conference on the ICC and you’ll invariably hear the question: “What about Bush and Blair? Why are they not at the Court?”
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 13:39
By Justice Hub
So, what do you think? Is the ICC Prosecutor just looking at Iraq in order to move away from her African focus?
To fill the gap that may be left if African countries do not want to have their cases brought to the ICC? Or is there enough evidence about crimes there - maybe committed by British forces - that will force the ICC to investigate?