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FIDH urges international justice for Burundi and South Sudan
Burundi and South Sudan were a central focus of discussions at the 39th World Congress of the International League for Human Rights (FIDH), which took…
Africa Can Try Its Criminals If There Is Political Will, Says FIDH
The May 30 conviction of former Chadian president Hissène Habré for crimes against humanity and war crimes committed under his rule “shows African countries are…
“Urgent International Action needed on Burundi”, says FIDH vice president
Dismas Kitenge Senga, a research professor at Kisangani University in the Democratic Republic of Congo, is also vice-president of the International Federation of Human Rights…
13.11.14 – FIDH AND MEMBERS FILE COMPLAINT ON BEHALF OF MALI RAPE VICTIMS
Arusha, November 13, 2014 (FH) – The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and member organizations have filed a crimes against humanity and war crimes…
05.04.07 – RWANDA/FIDH – THE FIDH DENONCES “EUROPEAN SAFE HEAVENS” FOR RWANDAN GENOCIDE PERPETRATORS
Brussels, 5 April 2007 (FH) – On Tuesday in Brussels, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the British NGO helping victims of torture…
Taliban fighter posing in front of Taliban flags
Afghanistan: ICC more than ever at a standstill
With takeover of the Taliban in Afghanistan, the nearly impossible International Criminal Court investigation into war crimes has taken another blow. What are the options…
Destroyed buildings in Homs, Syria
In France, the lengthy Syrian investigations
Investigations on crimes in Syria are multiplying in France. They now constitute the largest number of cases handled by judicial bodies dedicated to the prosecution…
Banner on the balcony of a building in Lyon, France: "Give us back Mourad and Nizar"
France or Germany: state torturers, don’t go to the wrong place
In early 2021, France’s highest court granted immunity to state officials suspected of international crimes, while at the same time the German Federal Court rejected…
Palestinians try to escape debris blown up by the Israeli army's shelling of a home in Gaza
The ten obstacles the ICC prosecutor faces in investigating Palestine
Some of those who support Israel see the International Criminal Court (ICC) as an existential threat. Here is a first set of ten obstacles that…
Activists file Syria torture case against Russian mercenaries
Three campaign groups announced on Monday a landmark legal case in Moscow against Russian mercenary group Wagner over the torture of a detainee in Syria,…
Rights groups file Syria torture case against Russian mercenaries
Three campaign groups announced on Monday a landmark legal case in Moscow against Russian mercenary group Wagner over the torture of a detainee in Syria,…
NGOs file landmark Syria case against Russian Wagner fighters
Three NGOs on Monday announced a landmark legal case in Moscow against Russian mercenary group Wagner over the torture of a detainee in Syria, aiming…
Procès du général Amadou Haya Sanogo (au centre)
Mali: these crimes that can never be tried
Since the outbreak of the Malian crisis in 2012, many serious human rights violations remain and are likely to remain unpunished. This is the bitter…
Mahamat Saïd
Central African Republic: a warning from the ICC
After being arrested in the Central African Republic on January 20, Mahamat Saïd was transferred last night to the International Criminal Court in The Hague.…
Why the Koblenz trial is an exception?
In the field of universal jurisdiction, successes are rare and deserve to be closely watched, as Justice Info does in a first video of its…
Rwandan ex-leader’s widow testifies in genocide-linked case
The widow of former Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana, herself accused of involvement in the country’s 1994 genocide, appeared in a Paris court Tuesday to testify…
In Mali, Al Hassan trial provokes both fear and indifference
Hearings in the “Al Hassan” trial resumed at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague on October 13. While the ICC and some NGOs…
France probes BNP for alleged complicity in Sudan crimes
French prosecutors have opened a preliminary inquiry into banking giant BNP Paribas over claims of complicity in crimes against humanity, genocide and torture in Sudan,…
France probes BNP for alleged complicity in Sudan crimes
French prosecutors have opened an inquiry into banking giant BNP Paribas over claims of complicity in crimes against humanity, genocide and torture in Sudan, sources…