Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 18:47
Former BBC correspondent Elizabeth Blunt recently testified in a US court against Tom Woewiyu, former rebel spokesman, on his role the Liberian war. But what sentence might he get, having been found guilty of immigration fraud and perjury rather than war crimes?
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 14:30
There are big questions facing the world of justice. At the annual International Bar Association (IBA) Conference on International Criminal Law the current issues such as terrorism and the permissible use of force, the new ICC crime of aggression, the role truth plays in the justice process, and whether the future of international criminal law will be in domestic courts were all deliberated.
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 07:03
In this week's review, news about Bemba’s acquittal, MICT Prosecutor Serge Brammertz’s address to the UN Security Council, the schedule for Ongwen’s defence case, potential war crimes in Syria, Syrian torture complaint filed under universal jurisdiction, approval for the Central African Republic Special Tribunal and more
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 12:01
A new study suggests that the failure of political systems and not climate change is the primary cause of conflict and displacement of large numbers of people.
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 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
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 11:53
The protection of witnesses testifying about the Kosovo war has long been a major challenge, but the new Hague-based Kosovo Specialist Chambers believes it can succeed where others failed.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 16:02
Malian Islamist Ahmed al Faqi al Mahdi was today found guilty by judges at the International Criminal Court in The Hague and handed down a sentence of nine years for attacking historic and religious buildings in Timbuktu. He had pled guilty and his trial last month only lasted three days.
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 15:54
In The Hague, a new court for the prosecution of international crimes has been established and is currently working to become operational. The Kosovo Specialist Chambers were created by the parliament of Kosovo to try grave crimes committed between 1998 and 2000. This week, the registrar and the prosecutor for the first time spoke about their plans for the future.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 09:09
For more than 20 years, various rebel forces have been fighting in the North Kivu region in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. According to civil society organisations, they’re committing war crimes that fall under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court.