Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 01:02
Like describing an elephant, “justice” is a hard word to define to everyone’s’ satisfaction. You just know it when you see it. In 2017, just as we’ve done in previous years, Justice Hub has chased and published stories of people working in different fields to make the world a more just and peaceful place. With the year coming to an end, we’ve prepared a list of the most interesting, moving and thought-provoking #MyJustice stories from 2017.
Monday, December 18, 2017 - 15:57
We sounded out American human rights advocate Christina Moreno on her interpretation of inclusive justice.
"Inclusive justice means that everybody - regardless of skin colour, religion, national origin - should be offered the same opportunity as everyone else," she said.
You can watch Christina Moreno's full talk at Hague Talks below:
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 06:57
By Justice Hub
The conflicts in Iraq and Syria have resulted in countless atrocities being committed against innocent civilians. Women and girls have borne the brunt of these crimes, particularly those of a sexual nature. ISIS, the extremist group also known by its Arabic language acronym Daesh, is responsible for many of these crimes. The group has been especially ruthless in its targeting of...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 09:59
More than 465,000 people are either dead or missing as a result of the 6-year conflict in Syria. Rights activist Bassam al-Ahmad is trying to ensure that as many of those individuals as possible get a chance to tell their stories. Even though he was at one time in serious danger of becoming part of the deadly statistics himself, when his work chronicling the ravages of the civil war earned him a stint in one of Syria’s notorious prisons. This interview is published here as part of Justice Hub’s #MyJustice series.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 17:18
Bert Koenders is the former 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.
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 15:58
In this week's review, news about Mladic and Serbia’s support of provisional release, crimes against Rohingya Muslims and UN Committees and a Peoples’ Tribunal judgment, and domestic trials on Syria crimes
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 22:36
In this week's review, news about the ICC’s new Libyan arrest warrant, the ICC and Colombia’s post-conflict justice, evidence on Ukrainian crimes give to the OTP, MICT and accused communications, Del Ponte’s Syria Inquiry resignation, the Mali attack on a peacekeeping base and more
Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 00:00
In this week's review, news about the ICC’s decision on South Africa’s non-compliance, Bemba’s application on frozen assets, the appointment of the head of the Syria investigation panel, allegations of CAH in Mexico, Bemba’s appeal on reparation experts, and more
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 23:00
In this week's review, news about Cambodia Tribunal Case 002/02 closing statements, a war crimes appeal in Serbia, the upcoming start to the IIIM Syria crimes investigation, the French court’s rejection of Serbia’s Haradinaj extradition request, Uganda and the African Court, and more.
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.