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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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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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10 things you didn’t know about the ICC’s detention centre

The entrance of Scheveningen Prison in The Hague. The ICC Detention Centre is located within the Scheveningen Prison complex but it is run with its own rules and regulations,
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 14:56

Justice Hub made a rare visit to the ICC Detention Unit. Many people imagine it's 'luxurious'. To try to dispel some of the myths, here's what we observed.

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ICJ Media Review: South Africa reconsiders ICC withdrawal

Cyril Ramaphosa -The President of the Republic of South Africa
Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 11:37

In this week's review, news about a second arrest warrant for Al-Werfalli, the appeal of Cambodia tribunal co-prosecutor on Im Chaem case closure, the MICT’s decision on Simatovic’s request for confidential info, Ntaganda closing statements schedule, the ICC Prosecutor's submissions on sentencing in Bemba et al, contempt case and more

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African women serve in international courts due to their personal agency and not tokenism

Josephine Jarpa Dawuni - Howard University
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 20:39

Out of women judges, African women judges have been the largest group at the ICC in recent years. Josephine Jarpa Dawuni of Howard University explains why this is a reason to celebrate.

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Ms. Josephine Dawuni, this book is timely and definitely fills the gap of the existent scholarship by opening new way of telling stories which undoubtedly will inspire the young women not only across Africa but everywhere. Like said Judge Sebutinde " It is a lot of personal agency and that is what I want others to know; no matter what the circumstances may be around you, your personal agency goes a long way in helping you achieve your goals." Congratulations!!!

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 15:19
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ICJ Media Review: Case filed before Sierra Leone Supreme Court on behalf of victims of rape and torture

 Sierra Leone Supreme Court building
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 07:24

In this week's review, news about a case filed on behalf of Sierra Leone victims of rape and torture, calls for investigations on Myanmar by Special Rapporteur and Amnesty International, the UN investigation in DRC, and failure on accountability in Venezuela

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