Friday, September 23, 2016 - 11:55
Without the testimony of witnesses, trials at the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the tribunals could not take place. However, the essential role of witnesses makes the courts dependent and vulnerable. JusticeHub looks at the phenomenon of witness interference which has been plaguing the global justice system.
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 13:40
The nature of crimes as a guiding factor in determining the gravity of a case, potential or real, is based on a doctrine, known as ‘thematic prosecution’. Thematic prosecution orients cases based on the criminal themes. In other words, a case is selected on the strength of the charge(s) it includes.
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 10:52
This personal blog is the second runner up in the peace, justice and security blog competition. The Kenyan author describes what happened when the al-Shabaab movement attacked his university last year, killing 148 people, and the impact that has had on his life.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 10:02
This blog is the first runner up in the peace, justice and security blog competition. The author describes her visit to a refugee camp in Greece and the memories it sparked off about her childhood in Palestine.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 11:21
This personal blog is the winning entry in the blog competition. The author describes his experiences during the war in the former Yugoslavia, during which his father grandfather and uncle died. The rest of his family were forced out of their home.
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 13:13
Justice Hub is organising an online competition for young bloggers between the ages of 18 – 35 years who come from conflict and post-conflict countries.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 09:39
Civil society members are outraged by an op-ed in the New York Times, reportedly by the President and Vice-President of South Sudan, which suggests that the country does not need a hybrid court. But, wait a minute – would a hybrid court be yet another raw deal for the world’s youngest country?
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 15:04
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) - commonly referred as the Khmer Rouge Tribunal or Cambodia Tribunal - is a hybrid court established in 1997 to try the most senior Khmer Rouge leaders for alleged violations of international law and serious crimes perpetrated during the Cambodian genocide.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 14:41
Petar Finci comes from Sarajevo. He’s a senior information assistant at the ICTY, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. He is producing a series of documentaries about the court and its achievements. In the "My Justice" series, he talks about his memories of the war and his idea of justice.
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 11:39
Reed Brody is a human rights activist and lawyer from Brooklyn, New York. He is counsel and spokesman for Human Rights Watch, which is one of the driving forces behind the historic trial of former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré before the Extraordinary African Chambers in Senegal for crimes against humanity, torture and war crimes.