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Dead bodies on Yablunska street in Bucha (Ukraine)
Reporting atrocities, a testimony from Bucha
As in most conflicts, local and international journalists are often frontline witnesses of crimes. In this new podcast by our Asymmetrical Haircuts partners, Danny Kemp,…
Janjaweed rider on his horse in a village in Sudan (Darfur region)
Darfur crimes on trial at the ICC
In this podcast, our partners at Asymmetrical Haircuts, Janet Anderson and Stephanie van den Berg, are discussing the first trial to open before the International…
A large group of indigenous women outside the Justice Palace in Guatemala
Guatemala: How indigenous women beat paramilitaries
Despite all odds, Guatemala’s highest court has sentenced five former paramilitary soldiers to 30 years in jail for raping 36 indigenous Maya Achi women during…
MH17 airplane
Russia vs Ukraine at the European Court of Human Rights
Did Russia have territorial control of eastern Ukraine when Flight MH17 was shot down in 2014? This was one of the hot issues discussed this…
Protesters step on portraits of Myanmar's armed forces chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing
Legal battlefields on Myanmar
Multiple and very diverse procedures are undergoing to address the crimes committed against Myanmar’s Rohingyas. The proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) are…
Karim Khan - International-Criminal Court (ICC / CPI)
How to read Karim Khan’s new directions
While indecision prevailed under Fatou Bensouda’s regime, who left a pile of unanswered issues on her desk, the new International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor, Karim…
Oil refineries in desert (Sudan)
Lundin in Swedish court pipeline for war crimes
Last week, Sweden indicted two oil executives from Swedish oil company Lundin Energy for aiding and abetting war crimes in South Sudan between 1999 and…
Karim Khan (prosecutor) reads a file at the International Criminal Court (ICC)
Why the two ICC deputy prosecutors should be women
Can the “ICC boys’ club problem” be solved by the ongoing election of two deputy prosecutors to assist new chief prosecutor Karim Khan? To tackle…
Military U.S. drone in Afghanistan
The ever expanding drone wars
Drone attacks are a common feature of contemporary wars – and growingly outside conflicts. In the past 20 years, the U.S. has carried out more…
An old man looks at photos of war victims on a wall in Kosovo.
Bringing justice home in Kosovo
For more than 20 years, victims in Kosovo told their stories to UN prosecutors and lawyers, to EU judges, again and again. They experienced first-hand…
Activist in front of thousands of photos of victims of the 1988 massacres in Iran
Why the trial of an Iranian in Sweden is a “big deal”
In the middle of the summer, a trial of considerable historical and symbolic significance for the Iranians opened in Sweden. That of one Iranian prison official, alleged…
Indigenous ceremony near the graves of children who were victims of Canadian residential schools during the colonial era
Canada’s reckoning with colonial violence
Over the past few months, several mass and unmarked graves have been identified near former residential schools for indigenous children in Canada. Such institutions were…
Afghan victim (young boy) wounded, in hospital
Afghanistan victims in limbo
Twenty years after their invasion, US troops are leaving Afghanistan, and the Talibans are back, controlling 85% of the country already. For the many Afghan…
social media
Social media as new evidence in war crimes
“To my mind, the advent of social media is as big a breakthrough for evidence and legal proceedings as finger printing,” says Yvonne McDermott Rees, professor…
Fatou Bensouda and Karim Khan walk side by side in the corridors of the International Criminal Court
Karim Khan takes over as ICC prosecutor
On Wednesday June 16, Fatou Bensouda is moving after 17 years in the two top jobs at the office of the prosecutor of the International…
British lawyer Karim Khan walks in the streets of the holy city of Najaf in central Iraq
Karim Khan – leaving an investigative team for a court
“At UNITAD, we are an investigative team on the lookout for a court,” says British lawyer Karim Khan after having led the Daesh / ISIL…
Abd-al-Rahman at the ICC
Who is Abd-al-Rahman?
The ICC Prosecutor calls him « the colonel of colonels » of the Janjaweed militia that committed genocidal killings in the Sudan region of Darfur in 2003-2004.…
Fatou Bensouda at the International Criminal Court (ICC-CPI)
Fatou Bensouda: “History will judge us”
Fatou Bensouda has given one of her last interviews as outgoing International Criminal Court Prosecutor to our correspondents and partners Asymmetrical Haircuts in The Hague.…
Bon Secours survivors in Ireland
The scandal of the “banished babies” in Ireland
Over several decades and into the 1970’s, thousands of unmarried women were forced into mother and baby homes run by the church or the state…