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ICJ Media Review: Status conference on ICC jurisdiction over Rohingya crimes set for June 20th

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 11:25

In this week's review, news about the Prosecutor request on jurisdiction on Rohingya crimes, the beginning of the Lebanon tribunal defence case, trial modalities in the Stanisic and Simatovic retrial, Bensouda on Gaza killings and more

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Like Uhuru Kenyatta before him, Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi sees a path to presidency despite ICC indictment

Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 08:21

Can Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi win Libya's presidential contest despite the fact that he is wanted for trial at The Hague? Stranger things have happened.

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Climate change is not a key cause of conflict, finds new study

Climate Change Refugees
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.

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ICJ Media Review: Kosovo Tribunal appoints new Specialist Prosecutor

Jack Smith appointed as the new Specialist Prosecutor of the Kosovo War Court
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 22:11

In this week's review, news about Bensouda’s address to the UNSC on Libya, the ICC’s invitation for Bangladesh to submit observations on jurisdiction for Rohingya crimes, Lebanon tribunal decisions on testimony and the Oneissi disqualification motion, ICC Prosecutor probe on crimes against humanity in DRC, the new Kosovo Tribunal Prosecutor and more:

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Justice for Liberia: The Way Forward After Historic Verdict and 30-Year Sentence

Mohammed Jabbateh, the Liberian warlord
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 20:36

On 19 April 2018, Mohammed Jabbateh, the Liberian warlord known as “Jungle Jabbah”, was sentenced to 30 years in prison in Philadelphia, the culmination of a landmark case in the United States and marking a long-overdue milestone for justice in Liberia. What are the next steps in the Liberian Quest for Justice?

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Waiting on the ICC in Georgia

Nino Tsagareishvili - Georgia
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 13:40

A decade after the short but deadly conflict that tore Georgia and South Ossetia asunder, victims on either side are still no closer to getting justice. To get an impression of where things currently stand, Justice Hub spoke with two experts, one from Georgia and the other from Russia. This is our interview with Nino Tsagareishvili of the Human Rights Center, Georgia

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Waiting on the ICC in South Ossetia

Varvara Pakhomenko - Russia
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 12:22

A decade after the short but deadly conflict that tore Georgia and South Ossetia asunder, victims on either side are still no closer to getting justice. To get an impression of where things currently stand, Justice Hub spoke with two experts, one from Georgia and the other from Russia. This is our interview with Russian human rights expert on the Caucasus Varvara Pakhomenko.

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Former UN Under-Secretary-General: United Nations troops must not do any harm

Former UN Under-Secretary-General Ameerah Haq - Bangladesh.jpg
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 18:40

Ameerah Haq from Bangladesh is a passionate advocate of the changes needed to enable women to take part fully in peacekeeping and peace-making. At a special International Women's Day-themed Hague Talks on the role of women in peacekeeping she used her experience as UN Under-Secretary-General for the Department of Field Support between April 2012 and July 2014 to spoke plainly about what the UN’s must do to clean up its act.
Ms Haq’s talk is published here as part of our #MyJustice series. It's been edited for clarity.

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ICJ Media Review: President Rodrigo Duterte threatens ICC investigators with arrest

President Rodrigo Duterte
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 15:50

In this week's review, news about Mladic’s health, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) Trial Chamber disqualification motion, the STL Prosecution’s request to withdraw indictment confirmation, the ICC Registrar’s final report and new Registrar sworn-in, Ongwen closing briefs, and more

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“Lady Liberty” is using the law to help vulnerable and marginalised women

Samantha N. Ngcolomba - South Africa - Lady Liberty
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 14:40

Justice Hub talks to Samantha N. Ngcolomba, the founder of “Lady Liberty”, a South African legal initiative that provides basic legal information and services to vulnerable and marginalized women.

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