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Assad's Syria: Speak no evil, see no evil, hear no evil

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 14:10

Syria in the last few years has become synonymous with human rights violations at a medieval scale. Every week, it seems, brings fresh news of a new horror visited upon the Syrian people. Sadly, this week was no different. Amnesty International released a chilling report titled "Human slaughterhouse" exposing the Bashar al-Assad regime's macabre campaign to deal with dissent through mass hangings at Saydnaya Prison.

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‘The World in Crisis’ – How international lawyers see current events

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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.

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It's high time we let Africans not feel like ICC was only created to persecute the leaders of the black continent,for there are worse cases out there that need to be investigated by the international community

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 09:07
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New African Union strategy on ICC plays politics with justice

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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.

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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 05:15
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Week 5 2017 ICL Media Review

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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

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Week 4 2017 ICL Media Review

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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

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The Global Human Rights Round-up: January 2017

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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).

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Gambia: Could former president Yayha Jammeh ever be prosecuted?

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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:

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Week 3 2017 ICL Media Review

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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

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Ongwen trial provokes strong opinions in northern Uganda

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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.

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Week 2 2017 ICL Media Review

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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.

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