Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 13:58
The news of a suspected chemical weapons attack in a small Syrian town has shocked many. According to a monitoring group - the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights - 72 people, were killed including 20 children. As a crime, there is always some expectation of justice and of holding people accountable for acts like this. But this is Syria. And accountability is a problem, even now, six years into the war.
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 17:38
By ICL Media Review
In this week's review, Ivory Coast’s former first lady is acquitted, Sudan’s president wanted for genocide travels to Jordan, reparations for war crimes victims in DR Congo from the ICC and more
Ivory Coast court finds Simone Gbagbo not guilty of crimes against humanity
A jury in Côte d’Ivoire’s highest criminal court has unanimously acquitted former Ivorian first lady Simone Gbagbo of war crimes and crimes against humanity. The charges were based on Gbagbo’s alleged role in organising post-...
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 00:00
In this week's review, news about torture trial for Guatemalan military officials, South Africa u-turn on ICC withdrawal, South Sudan tribunal call, justice in Sri Lanka and more
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 16:18
Bert Koenders is the Dutch minister of foreign affairs. At a specially-convened meeting in The Hague, bringing together experts to discuss a new UN-backed justice mechanism for Syria's victims, he paid tribute to all those who have so far gathered evidence of war crimes.
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 14:10
Syria in the last few years has become synonymous with human rights violations at a medieval scale. Every week, it seems, brings fresh news of a new horror visited upon the Syrian people. Sadly, this week was no different. Amnesty International released a chilling report titled "Human slaughterhouse" exposing the Bashar al-Assad regime's macabre campaign to deal with dissent through mass hangings at Saydnaya Prison.
Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 11:25
30 December 2016 – Weekly ICJ Media Review
In this week's review, news about extraditing Rwandan genocide suspects, a former Bosnian minister and police officers indicted for killings of Serb soldiers, and a former Syrian opposition fighter charged in Sweden.
Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 10:59
In this week's review, news about early release for former ICTR convicts, new head of Kosovo Tribunal announced, the conclusion of the Mladic closing statements, possible war crimes in Aleppo and more.
Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 13:51
Ayman Ghoujal is a Syrian activist, who is now a refugee living in the Netherlands. In this “My Justice”, he talks about war, persecution and his work for the Violations Documentation Center.
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 16:03
Milia Eidmouni is the co-founder – together with her colleague Rula Asad – of the Syrian Female Journalists Network. The network was created in 2012 to support gender equality and women rights. She talked with Justice Hub about what she thinks justice is and why it is important to strive for good information to succeed in holding criminals accountable.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 10:32
After days of heavy fighting, Islamic State (hereinafter: IS) militants seized the town of Palmyra in central Syria on 20 May, also gaining control of its renowned archaeological site (as apparently confirmed by this photo).