Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 16:21
In this interview, conducted as part of our popular #MyJustice series, Justice Hub talks to Paul McNally, the founding Director of Citizen Justice Network, a South African justice innovation which won the Innovating Justice Challenge 2017
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 16:21
In 2017, for the first time in history, voices of victims of the first Liberian civil war were heard in the criminal trial of Mohammed Jabbateh, aka Jungle Jabbah, a former Liberian warlord residing in Philadelphia USA. The Jabbateh trial showed that justice can be achieved without violence and it raised hope for thousands of Liberians. But the lack of accountability for grave crimes is an obstacle to peace and stability, and a potential cause for future conflict that must be addressed adequately. Now more than ever we need to make sure that Liberians are well-informed of the trials coming up outside the country.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 08:54
In December 2017, HiiL Innovating Justice held the 8th Annual Innovating Justice Forum at the Peace Palace in The Hague. The forum brought together the best and most promising justice entrepreneurs from all over the world. The attendees were selected from a pool of more than 600 justice innovators who participated in the Innovating Justice Challenge 2017. In this interview, conducted as part of our popular #MyJustice series, Justice Hub talks to Sylvie Dumanoir of Jus Mundi, a French start-up that styles itself as “The Search Engine for International Law”.
Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 18:06
By Rodwan Abouharb
It seems the global campaign to protect human rights has had an unexpected side-effect: governments are changing their preferred methods of getting rid of political opponents.
Fear of scrutiny has prompted governments to switch from brazenly killing their opponents to forcing them to “disappear” – leaving their fate unclear, and helping leaders avoid accountability for their actions. The majority of disappearance cases go unsolved – in the absence of a body, forensic evidence or even...
Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 10:25
Between early 2013 and June 2016, in the village of Kavumu, a few dozen kilometers from Bukavu, the capital of South Kivu province, as many as 40 young girls whose ages ranged from 18 months to 10 years old were abducted and raped before being returned to their families. On December 13, 2017 11 Congolese militia members and a provincial lawmaker Frederic Batumike were found guilty of murder and rape as crimes against humanity. This is the story of how the women of Kavumu finally got justice.
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:31
To start the year off right, Justice Hub is today publishing the first of a series of exclusive interviews with esteemed African judges. The interviews, which will run for the next few weeks, are part of our popular #MyJustice series that aims to shine a spotlight on sung and unsung heroes working to make the world a more peaceful, just and inclusive place.
Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 09:37
When there is an atrocity committed in a far-flung part of the world and experts are needed to investigate it, Justice Rapid Response (JRR) has the capacity to quickly assemble a team to collect and preserve evidence for use in future legal action against the perpetrator(s). In an interview with Justice Hub, JRR’s Executive Director Andras Vamos-Goldman told us “The 21st century works very differently. It requires a much faster reaction time because everything is faster in the 21st century so we are there to try to make the work of institutions including the work the ICC, the UN, and regional bodies faster. Not just faster but also more cost-effective.”
Friday, January 5, 2018 - 18:37
In this week's review, news about the KRSJI, pardon of Alberto Fujimori, the inquiry into Praljak’s death, and an appeal of Alemu’s war crimes conviction
Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 01:02
Like describing an elephant, “justice” is a hard word to define to everyone’s’ satisfaction. You just know it when you see it. In 2017, just as we’ve done in previous years, Justice Hub has chased and published stories of people working in different fields to make the world a more just and peaceful place. With the year coming to an end, we’ve prepared a list of the most interesting, moving and thought-provoking #MyJustice stories from 2017.
Monday, December 18, 2017 - 18:57
Journalist Nazeeha Saeed was tortured for 13 hours in Bahrain for reporting on the death of an innocent man at the hands of the police.
Here she explains her views on inclusive justice: "I believe that justice should be inclusive. One law for everybody.”
You can watch Nazeeha Saeed's full talk at Hague Talks below: