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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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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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Week 51 ICL Media Review

ICL/JH Weekly review
Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 15:36

In this week's review, Habre appeal against life-sentence, Rwandan genocide trial delayed, UN view of Colombia’s amnesty bill, and more.

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Victims' lawyers start battle to seize Habré's millions

Activists outside the Dakar courthouse ahead of the sentencing of Hissène Habré
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 10:21

The African Extraordinary Chambers, an AU-backed special tribunal in Senegal, ordered Hissène Habré last week to pay his victims between 15.000 and 30.000 euros each in compensation for the atrocities they experienced.

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Hissène Habré guilty: "Justice guarantees human dignity and liberty"

Souleymane Guengueng
Monday, May 30, 2016 - 14:38

Today Chad’s former dictator Hissène Habré heard the verdict that he was found guilty of crimes against humanity, murder and torture after a five-month trial that took place in Senegal’s capital Dakar. A victim's testimony.

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Closing arguments in the Habré trial

Gberdao Gustave Kam, President of the Extraordinary African Chambers
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 10:58

Last week, vigorous and contradictory arguments were presented during the final public proceedings in the trial of the former Chadian president, Hissein Habré. Habré is on trial before a special tribunal in Dakar, accused of crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture when he was in power from June 1982 to December 1990.

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Chadian human rights lawyer in Habré case: “Justice is to avoid revenge”

Jacqueline Moudeina, a prominent Chadian human rights lawyer
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 12:45

Over the past 15 years, Jacqueline Moudeina, a prominent Chadian human rights lawyer, has been pursuing justice for the survivors of former Chadian President Hissène Habré’s regime of terror. The trial opened on 20 July 2015, before the Extraordinary African Chambers in Dakar, Senegal.

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Habré trials enters its final week

Protestors at the start of the trial of Hissène Habré in Dakar
Monday, February 8, 2016 - 10:02

On 8 February 2016, all the main players in the trial of Hissein Habré, the former president of Chad, will appear again before the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC) in Dakar for the closing arguments. The verdict is expected in May.

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Are the Extraordinary African Chambers soft on Habré?

Hissène Habré in court in Senegal
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 16:09

The Outreach Consortium of the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC) recently carried a tour of Chad to discuss the trial of the former Chadian president, Hissein Habré. It visited various towns, including Bongor in the south of the country, for meetings with civil society and a public debate.

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Feedback on the Habré trial in the presence of witnesses, in N’Djamena

Hissein Habré in court in Senegal
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 14:54

The Outreach Consortium of the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC) was in the Chad’s capital, N'Djamena, for a dialogue with the victims and a town-hall meeting in the presence of witnesses in the Hissein Habré trial before the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC).

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