Monday, August 14, 2017 - 18:29
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.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 09:16
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.
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
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 14:50
On Monday, the trial will begin of former Chadian president Hissein Habré in Dakar, Senegal, at the Extraordinary African Chambers.
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 12:21
After two hours of mens rea, dolus specialis and actus reus, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) dismissed a claim and counter-claim of genocide between Serbia and Croatia. Here's a recap of opinions and thoughts after the judgement.
Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 11:15
This week's decision by the Hague-based International Court of Justice in the claims made by Croatia and Serbia on genocide during the 1990s has raised many questions. Justice Hub consulted expert Olivier Ribbelink, Senior Researcher at the TMC Asser Institute in The Hague, who has written on the ICJ's work and asked him to explain further what the decision meant.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 09:27
At the International Court of Justice in The Hague yesterday, two countries, Croatia and Serbia, heard that neither could be found to have committed genocide during the Balkans Wars of the 1990’s, during which thousands died or were forced to move. The judgment was the end of a 15-year process with claims and counter claims. Justice Hub was there. Here’s what happened.
Monday, February 2, 2015 - 14:50
The International Court of Justice in The Hague will announce tomorrow whether Croatia was right in accusing neighbouring Serbia of genocide. Academic researcher Iva Vukusic explains what the rulings from the ICJ will mean.