Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 05:28
In a world of unprecedented refugee flows, seemingly endless wars and rising levels of xenophobia and inequality, many have been questioning the point of human rights.
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 09:23
In this week's review, news about the Gbagbo Prosecution ‘mid-trial’ brief, the Šešelj appeals judgment, the ICC response to Duterte’s announcement on Rome Statute withdrawal, a private prosecution against Aung San Suu Kyi, ICC Chamber’s reconstitution, Colombia’s transitional justice tribunal and more
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 00:34
In this week's review, news about the deliberate famine as a war crime, Int’l Law Commission, war crimes trial in NL for Ethiopian war, ICC asset recovery conference, Sri Lankan transitional justice, finding on Liberian war crimes in the US and MICT project on DU video calls
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 14:48
At the end of last month,, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (African Court) handed down an unprecedented ten decisions. These decisions, made up of judgements, requests for advisory opinions and applications for interpretation of past judgements each all deserve to be examined in detail. This article by Oliver Windridge does just that.
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 15:58
In this week's review, news about Mladic and Serbia’s support of provisional release, crimes against Rohingya Muslims and UN Committees and a Peoples’ Tribunal judgment, and domestic trials on Syria crimes
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:28
At the weekend Gambia partied. It’s been a time for celebration as the new president Adama Barrow formally took power and everyone – or at least many many thousands - came to the inauguration. But at the same time, there are new discoveries every day about what happened under the 22 year regime of former president Yayha Jammeh. Is this going to be a process like that of Hissene Habre – a many decades long wait and then an African solution?
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
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.
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 13:08
Last week, social media was buzzing with reports that the International Criminal Court might launch a probe into South Africa's Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini. The whole thing kicked off when a Nigerian group passed on documents to the ICC, claiming Zwelithini used hate speech to encourage his people to commit crimes against humanity.