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.
Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 14:10
US attorney Haydee Dijkstal examines what effect America's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital will have on the International Criminal Court’s preliminary examination into the situation in Palestine.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 08:04
In this week's review, news about the close of the prosecution case the Ayyash et al case at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, an ICC Preliminary Examination on the Philippines and Venezuela, the surrender of ICC suspect Al-Werfalli, Mladic submissions on mental capacity, the Pre-Trial Chamber’s request for more info on Afghanistan Situation, the African Union’s intention for an ICJ Advisory Opinion on head of state immunity, the legality of the Fujimori pardon at the IACHR, movement for an African Court on international crimes and more
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 03:57
Nika Jeiranashvili of the Open Society Georgia Foundation recently sat down for an interview with Justice Hub’s Janet Anderson in The Hague to talk about, among other things, why the ICC’s investigation into Georgian situation is special: “It represents the first time that the ICC has stepped outside Africa or that it will be the first time that the court will deal with an international conflict,” he said. This piece is a write-up of their conversation and is published here as part of Justice Hub’s #MyJustice series.
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 09:19
In this week's review, news about the appeal on the Im Chaem case at the ECCC, Mladic and ICTY medical care, Bashir’s travels, Libyan victims appealing to the ICC, the UN Human Rights Committee and North Korea and the ICC’s agreement on prison conditions
Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 06:16
Why is it that women's voices appear so rarely when discussing the history of peace movements and international law? One academic is championing efforts to celebrate the extraordinary life of a giant of the peace movements of more than 100 years ago - Bertha von Suttner. . She was not only the first woman to be solely awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, she’s also widely credited for inspiring Alfred Nobel to include a prize for champions of peace among the prizes provided for in his will. A lifelong pacifist, Bertha also wrote several books that championed the cause of peace activists worldwide. At a time when women were expected to be seen and not heard, Bertha was recognised as an outspoken leader in the peace movement. Yet, despite her gender-defying achievements and intellectual contributions, Bertha has been given short shrift in the tellings of history.
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 11:48
By Brian Obara
Some things are impossible until they happen. Hissène Habré, the former Chadian dictator, evaded justice for almost three decades. Many of his victims had lost hope that he would ever be brought to justice let alone that it could happen on African soil. But the impossible did happen and Habré will now spend the rest of his natural life in a Senegalese jail thanks to a sentence passed by the Extraordinary African Chambers or Chambres...
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 00:00
In this week's review, news about Uganda’s search for Kony, Argentina signing an enforcement agreement with the ICC, mass graves found in DRC, Ntaganda decision on prior recorded testimony, Tunisia’s acceptance of direct access to the African Court, Holocaust files opened to the public, the ICJ’s provisional measures in Ukraine v. Russia, and more
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 17:51
In this week's review, news about the ICC summoning South Africa to appear, no revision of a genocide ruling at the ICJ, Sri Lanka’s domestic investigation, and more
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 00:00
In this week's review, news about the Cambodia tribunal dismissing a potential case, child soldier victims give their views to ICC, a UN report on Libya’s unfair trial, SA withdrawal “unconstitutional and invalid”, an upcoming reparations decision in Katanga, Bosnia’s intention to review the ICJ genocide decision and more