Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 09:37
Much ink has been spilled on the oft-difficult and dicey process of bringing wanted perpetrators to justice. Less attention has been paid to what happens after people are convicted by international criminal tribunals and have to pay their debt to humanity behind bars. In an effort to remedy that, Barbora Hola, an Associate Professor at the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and a colleague, carried out an extensive research project to look into how such convicted persons are rehabilitated, if at all. “Poorly”, it turns out, is the answer.
Friday, June 9, 2017 - 15:43
In this week's review, news about addresses of the ICTY and MICT Prosecutor and President to the UN Security Council, ECCC decision on the time limit of Case 002/02 closing brief, and domestic proceedings for torture against Charles Taylor’s ex-wife
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 10:52
The relationship between Kigali and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) has always been a sensitive balancing act. Ever since 1994, when the United Nations Security Council decided to establish the tribunal in order to investigate and prosecute senior perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide, the relationship has been marked by periodic bouts of heightened tension.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 12:38
The UN-backed Tribunal for Rwanda has always been a bit outside the regular circuit of commentary on social media. Maybe because it was – unfortunately - an afterthought to its sister tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 13:22
Thijs Bouwknegt is a Ph.D. researcher at the Netherlands Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies (NIOD). He previously spent time at the ICTR and the ICC. He was also a trial monitor for RNW.
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 16:05
By Justice Hub
Essentially, the MICT – to give it its full name the Mechanism for the International Tribunals - is the follow-up body to the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Both of those tribunals have (nearly) finished their work, and the MICT will do anything that’s left over.
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 13:29
The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) celebrated its 20th anniversary this month.