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

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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: ICC begins Appeals hearing in Bemba case

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Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 14:35

In this week's review, news about the Bemba appeals hearings, the IACHR opinion on gender equality, rumours of a ICC investigation into Israeli settlements, war crimes arrests in Germany and Bosnia, ECCC funding and more

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ICJ Media Review: ICC Prosecutor submits request to open investigation into crimes in Afghanistan

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 18:45

In this week's review, news about the ICC Office of The Prosecutor’s request to open an investigation into crimes in Afghanistan, the trial of Eshetu Alemu on Ethiopia in The Hague, ICC Budget report recommendations, and ICC Symposium on cooperation and complementarity

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Continued hope for ICC's “imminent” investigation in Afghanistan

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 15:20

For nearly four decades Afghanistan has been engulfed in a complex series of armed conflicts, international interventions and religious and political extremism. The Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the ICC stated in November 2016 that a final decision whether to request the Pre-Trial Chamber to authorise a full-fledged investigation in Afghanistan would be taken “imminently.” This announcement had raised hopes within the Afghan human rights community, as few possibilities for justice are available nationally or internationally for victims of crimes committed by Afghan nationals or foreign combatants (including from the United States) on Afghan territory. However, in spite of the 2016 announcement, the OTP has not yet requested authorisation from ICC judges to open a full investigation .

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Ehsan Qaane

Dear Carrie thanks for writing up this. I would like to share two links for further background information on the ICC and Afghanistan Situation: A) https://www.afghanistan-analysts.org/the-iccs-planned-visit-to-afghanistan-crimes-capacities-and-the-willingness-to-prosecute/ and B) https://www.afghanistan-analysts.org/one-step-closer-to-war-crime-trials-new-icc-report-on-afghanistan/

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 08:31
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