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Week 10 2017 ICL Media Review

ICL/JH Weekly review
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

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Week 6 2017 ICL Media Review

ICL/JH Weekly review
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 00:00

In this week's review, news about crimes against humanity in Syrian prison, judges appointed to the Kosovo Tribunal, Sri Lanka’s war crimes investigation, new African Court judges and much more

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New Kosovo Court confronts witness protection fears

Kosovo police
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 11:53

The protection of witnesses testifying about the Kosovo war has long been a major challenge, but the new Hague-based Kosovo Specialist Chambers believes it can succeed where others failed.

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The Human Rights Advisory Panel of UNMIK Annual Report of 2016 and Final Report reference many more cases of failures of both UNMIK and the ICTY in war crimes cases.

Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 11:35
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A nine-year sentence for Malian Islamist Al Mahdi

Ahmad al Faqi al Mahdi
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 16:02

Malian Islamist Ahmed al Faqi al Mahdi was today found guilty by judges at the International Criminal Court in The Hague and handed down a sentence of nine years for attacking historic and religious buildings in Timbuktu. He had pled guilty and his trial last month only lasted three days.

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wurokMonday, October 3, 2016 - 14:52
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The Kosovo Specialist Chambers works to get off the ground

President of Kosovo Hashim Thaci
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 15:54

In The Hague, a new court for the prosecution of international crimes has been established and is currently working to become operational. The Kosovo Specialist Chambers were created by the parliament of Kosovo to try grave crimes committed between 1998 and 2000. This week, the registrar and the prosecutor for the first time spoke about their plans for the future.

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People in North Kivu in the DRC wonder where is the ICC?

Congolese soldiers on patrol near Bunia
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 09:09

For more than 20 years, various rebel forces have been fighting in the North Kivu region in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. According to civil society organisations, they’re committing war crimes that fall under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court.

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Eduardo Ampo

I wish to congratulates the ICC Prosecutor Hon Fatou Bensauda in her good performance in the ICC. my Email add is baganiampo@gmail.com

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 03:46
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War Crimes in Sri Lanka

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein of Jordan speaks on the UN Human Rights Office report on Sri Lanka
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 08:32

The Sri Lanka war crimes report, released last week by the United Nations, paints a picture of grave human rights violations, war crimes and crimes against humanity. It’s a horrendous read. After having been delayed several months, the report was highly anticipated and generated a lot of talk on social media.

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Nigeria and Amnesty International - what's next?

Amnesty report on Nigerian military war crimes
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 14:30

It seems to happen every week. An organisation collects material, writes a report and person X is being dragged in front of the International Criminal Court. If you’ve been following the Amnesty report on violations in Nigeria, you might think that last week was no different. But maybe we need to think again?

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Should the Islamic State's attacks on the Yezidis be referred to the ICC?

Should UN Security Council refer ISIL's crimes against the Yezidis to the ICC?
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 09:42

Has genocide really taken place during Islamic State's systematic attacks on Yazidis and other minorities in the Middle East?

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Thank you for providing these important articles. This article which referred to the UN report has made it very clear about what is ISIS doing. Yes the ICC must get involved to stop those vicious killers from destroying our world and our humanity.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 12:32
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Researcher Kjell Anderson on genocide and justice

My Justice: Kjell Anderson
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 10:28

Kjell Anderson is a researcher at the Transitional Justice Program, Netherlands Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies. "In some way justice represents an affirmation of the worth and dignity of human lives."

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