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Lawfare: Iran-US nuclear deal row to play out in Hague Courtroom (Part I)

International Court of Justice, the Hague
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 08:48

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, will hear arguments about a case Iran has filed challenging the imposition of sanctions by the United States. This article, the first in a three-part series, gives readers some background information on how this dispute ended up in The Hague

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ICJ Media Review: Israel to formally protest ICC judges’ decision to launch an outreach campaign in Palestine Situation

Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 12:25

In this week's review, news about the release of the final brief and victim attendance at closing arguments at the Lebanon tribunal, ICC's Trust Fund for Victims reparations questions for Al-Mahdi case, scheduling of Ntaganda closing briefs and arguments, amicus request and Myanmar’s statement on Rohingya deportation jurisdiction questions, amendments to the ICC regulations on detention and more.

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Fugitive Turned Peacemaker: Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir Continues to Visit Uganda Despite ICC Arrest Warrants

Omar al-Bashir
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:53

By Lino Owor Ogora

Earlier this month, Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir defied his two outstanding arrest warrants from the International Criminal Court (ICC) and visited Uganda. This is the third time in three years that he has made this trip despite his fugitive status. The purpose of al-Bashir’s visit on this occasion was to help broker a...

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Confirmation of Charges Hearing against Thomas Kwoyelo in Ugandan Court Postponed Indefinitely; Judiciary Cites Lack of Funds

Thomas Kwoyelo
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 14:21

By Lino Owor Ogora

The confirmation of charges hearing against Thomas Kwoyelo, which was scheduled to start on Monday, July 23, has been postponed again, indefinitely this time. The reason for the postponement is purportedly due to lack of funds. This makes it the third postponement in a row and leaves uncertainty on whether the charges against Kwoyelo will be confirmed.

Kwoyelo, a former commander in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), is...

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A Liberian war criminal tried to conceal his past but a US court finds him guilty

Tom Woewiyu
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?

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What so ever good or bad a man do much follow every where he goes, so let's justice be done

Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 17:48
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Theophilus James

That's great no impunity for perpetrators, let justice be done to all men.

Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 07:49
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Don Ferencz: Powerful countries shouldn’t dodge ratifying the crime of aggression

Donald M. Ferencz - Convenor of the Global Institute for the Prevention of Aggression
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 12:12

On July 17, the International Criminal Court (ICC) will be able to prosecute individual leaders for waging aggressive war against other states. Aggression is the fourth core international crime recognized under the Rome Statute in addition to genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. To better understand the crime of aggression, we spoke to Donald M. Ferencz, the Convenor of the Global Institute for the Prevention of Aggression

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The new ICC crime of aggression could make leaders think twice if they are considering invading

Jennifer Trahan - NYU Center for Global Affairs
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 10:12

On July 17, the International Criminal Court (ICC) will be able to prosecute individual leaders for waging aggressive war against other states. Aggression is the fourth core international crime recognized under the Rome Statute in addition to genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. To better understand the crime of aggression, we spoke to Jennifer Trahan, a Clinical Professor at the NYU Center for Global Affairs.

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How the activation of aggression as a crime at the ICC has already had an effect in Britain

Sheryn Omeri, a barrister at Cloisters Chambers
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 12:12

On July 17, the International Criminal Court (ICC) will be able to prosecute individual leaders for waging aggressive war against other states. Aggression is the fourth core international crime recognized under the Rome Statute in addition to genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. To better understand the crime of aggression, we spoke to Sheryn Omeri, a barrister at Cloisters Chambers about efforts to prosecute aggression in the United Kingdom.

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ICJ Media Review: Jean-Pierre Bemba to vie for the presidency in late December DRC elections

Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 11:10

In this week's review, news about response to amici briefs on Jordan’s Art. 87(7) appeal, provisional release to Simatovic, Lebanon tribunal decision on Sabra Defence witness statements, Bemba’s Presidential bid, ICC Prosecutor submissions on Rohingya jurisdiction questions amici submissions, the ICC’s 20th anniversary and crime of aggression jurisdiction, a Spanish truth commission and more

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ICJ Media Review: 76 human rights organisations call for prosecution of Liberian war crimes

UN Human Rights Council
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 22:49

In this week's review, news about Bashir’s travel and Djibouti’s ICC obligations, a UN Human Rights Commission report on war crimes in South Sudan, submissions on sentencing in Bemba et al., possible war crimes in Yemen prisons, Colombia’s visit to the ICC Prosecutor’s office and more:

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David D Y Choi

Under the Sky, One should be equal as long as Human Being. Underprivileged social class, Before the birth, even after the death, this underprivileged group should follow the pre-framed given route. Upon realizing that crossing the given route is limited, its trial object would be named as ‘Betrayer’ or targeted as ‘Gov. Sanction’. Extending of this status, urged and resulted let David create hand written images between # 1 and # 58. Still, there, no one, no response, no way to get out, its condition is extended. Its uselessness, barren condition has been extended as usual. David D Y Choi , July 2018 ( e-mail ; duly@gmx.com, or cdyera@yandex.com ) Personal URL : http://www.cdyera.wordpress.com ( at URL, on the bottom site, linked images are available )

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