Monday, December 18, 2017 - 12:57
Zimbabwean researcher Ruth Murambadoro firmly believes that justice is best applied when it has a local flavour.
“I feel our [current] justice system fails us. It only attends to my physical wound and not the psychological and spiritual wound. So I consider the current justice systems to be failing to appease the spirit.”
You can watch Ruth Murambadoro's full talk at Hague Talks
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 08:37
By Stephanie van den Berg
It was supposed to be a predictable appeals verdict in the case of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia against six Bosnian Croat officials. Important. But not one of the tribunal’s highest-profile cases. And made special to a degree because it was the last verdict the ICTY would ever pronounce.
I went with a feeling of nostalgia; the end of an era for me, as the tribunal I spent so much time covering was really closing. I spent so much time in the marbled lobby of the court covering cases which included the...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 19:58
By Fabio Andres Diaz
One year after Colombians initially rejected a peace agreement with the FARC guerrilla group, today the outlook for peace seems almost promising. On Oct. 10, the country’s constitutional court shielded that accord from any changes for a period of 12 years, removing...
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 13:21
By Kathryn Kraft
The government of the Central African Republic recently signed a peace deal with 13 rebel groups to bring an end to violence that has plagued the country since 2013.
There has been a series of conferences, summits, agreements and plans for peace in the past five years, yet instability in the republic continues. The most...
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.