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Send Tony Blair to The Hague?

Courtside Justice with Mark Kersten
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?”

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Spies at the International Criminal Court?

Courtside Justice with Mark Kersten
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 09:31

Is international criminal justice worth spying on? Do states invest in penetrating the halls of international criminal tribunals with their intelligence officers?

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The Case for a Permanent Hybrid Tribunal for Mass Atrocities

Courtside Justice with Mark Kersten
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 12:06

There is no point denying it. The current global production of mass atrocities far outnumbers the tools and institutions able to respond to them. There is a far greater demand for, than supply of, international justice.

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Kenya gambled and lost at the ICC’s yearly conference - but it’s not game over yet

Courtside Justice with Mark Kersten
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 07:34

The African Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) had just been launched at one of the dozens of Assembly of States Parties (ASP) side events. There were a few minutes left and so, as the moderator of the event, I opened the session up for a public Q & A. A man seated near the front of the packed room introduced himself as the senate leader from Kenya and asked the panelists to discuss the International Criminal Court’s alleged double standards towards African states.

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Maloba

I can't dispute all being said of the behavior of the Kenyan delegation. Most of Kenyan politicians have always been a disappointment to us as a country engaging blindly on issues....

Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 07:50
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MalobaSaturday, December 5, 2015 - 07:45
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Muriithi Kamau

I'm at a loss. How can we allow such representation?

Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 07:44
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Collins O'kaka

This government has lost touch with the 'people' it nolonger talks of justice for over1,300 killed during 2007/08 PEV .Freedom is coming tomorrow.

Friday, December 4, 2015 - 22:45
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vombonya

Ours truly is a petulant vindictive leadership...rudderless at best. It was supposed to be a "personal challenge" during campaigns for the big 2 offices (in retrospect, thanks to our spineless AG, CJ and Judiciary, these big 2 should never have been on the ballot in the first place ). Now it has become the cornerstone of our so called "foreign policy". Our Foreign Minister is but a glorified tea girl

Friday, December 4, 2015 - 09:56
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Jimmymwangyy

We got an insensible @the helm,out to plunder taxpayers money on useless delegations tht r fruitless,whether acquitted or convicted,blood remains on their hands those tht perpetrated the violence

Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 22:05
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The ICC’s latest bombshell report - no longer picking on Africa

Courtside Justice with Mark Kersten
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 08:54

This year’s Report on Preliminary Examination Activities from the International Criminal Court (ICC) carried within it a number of fascinating - and crucial - details into who and what is falling under the ICC’s microscope. Below are five important takeaways that demonstrate and increasingly emboldened, provocative and courageous institution, not to mention one that really doesn’t look like it’s unfairly picking on Africa.

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Darfur Victims withdraw from ICC case against Bashir

Courtside Justice with Mark Kersten
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 11:33

It has been a decade since the International Criminal Court (ICC) opened its investigation into alleged mass atrocities committed in Darfur. Those ten years have been, to say the least, a rocky ride for international justice.

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Who's afraid of the ICC in Georgia?

Courtside Justice with Mark Kersten
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 10:11

The International Criminal Court (ICC) may have finally found its ‘road out of Africa’. Prosecutors at the ICC have asked the Court’s judges to grant them an official investigation into the allegations of war crimes committed during the war between Georgia and Russia over the territory of South Ossetia.

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The curious timing of announcements at the ICC

Courtside Justice with Mark Kersten
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 15:21

International institutions, political parties and big companies. Something all of these have in common is their interest in sharing good news when the world is paying attention and bad news when it isn’t. The International Criminal Court is no different.

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Justice in Syria

Courtside Justice with Mark Kersten
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 11:21

Anyone would be excused for believing that things in Syria may get worse before they get better. Millions of civilians live in daily fear for their security. Those who manage to escape do so to a new kind of hell that is migration to and through south-eastern Europe.

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What does Ukraine's latest ICC move mean?

Courtside Justice with Mark Kersten
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 15:52

After months of speculation, Ukraine has finally decided to refer the violence in the country since February 2014 to the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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