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JusticeInfo.net gets a makeover: interview with Thierry Cruvellier
Thierry Cruvellier, the new editor-in-chief of JusticeInfo.net, presents the remodeled website: a fluid navigation, relevant content and understandable for all. He also introduces our new…
22.06.15 – NOTICE TO READERS – HIRONDELLE NEWS AGENCY HANDS OVER TO JUSTICEINFO.NET
This website will no longer be updated. After 20 years of covering international criminal justice, Hirondelle News Agency is pleased to hand over to Justiceinfo.net,…
JusticeInfo.net takes up the challenge
JusticeInfo.net is launched, as you can see! We will talk about justice, law, remembrance, forgiveness and punishment in transition societies and beyond. How each society…
Group of nomadic Sámis
Truth commissions in the Nordic states: Who is to be reconciled with whom?
The Church of Sweden made an official apology to the Sámi people on 24 November, just weeks after two new truth commissions were set up…
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…
Eduardo Ferro
Uruguay: a law to benefit perpetrators of crimes against humanity?
Criminals around the world are using Covid-19 to try to get out of jail. In Uruguay, a group of senators is going further: they are…
Jean-Pierre Massias
What is transitional justice?
Jean-Pierre Massias, president of IFJD and professor of law, tells how, beyond the doctrine, this field of action in the face of mass violence has…
A soldier stands guard outside an oil refinery
Oil and war crimes: Swedish justice in the front line
On November 11, the president and former director of the Lundin Energy company were indicted for complicity in war crimes. The charges relate to attacks…
Transitional justice
Lamin Sise (chairman of the gambian Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission) presents the final report of the TRRC to Adama Barrow (president on the Gambia)
Gambia: Truth Commission report hangs on election result
After months of procrastination, Gambian President Adama Barrow received, on Thursday November 25, the final report of the Gambian Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC).…
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…
Hassan Bouba, Ali Darassa and other UPC rebels are gathered around a table
Hassan Bouba: a rebel minister before the Special Court
In the Central African Republic, the Minister of Livestock and former political coordinator of the UPC rebellion was arrested and charged on Friday, November 19,…
Claude Muhayimana in Paris (2013)
French Justice Returns to Rwanda
For the third time, a trial is opening in France against a Rwandan accused of participating in the 1994 genocide against Tutsis. The case of…
Two riot police officers arrest a protester and take him away on a motorbike
Venezuela and the ICC: who’s fooling who?
On November 5, the new Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Karim Khan announced that he will launch an investigation into crimes against humanity in Venezuela, and…
Riders hold up the Ethiopian flag
War in Ethiopia: What chance of justice for serious crimes?
A recent UN report said serious crimes had been committed in Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict by all sides, including neighbouring Eritrea which is allied with the…
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Chief Cadmus Delorme and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe stand for a photograph with residential school survivors following a ceremony at the site of a former residential school in Cowessess First Nation, Sask, July 6, 2021.
Justice for Cultural Harms? Lessons from Canada
The recent discovery of anonymous graves at former Canadian residential schools has reopened the debate on the response to redress for crimes against indigenous peoples.…
State Council buildings in Paris, France
Should a woman be penalized for having a genocidal husband?
In a recent article, a professor of public law analyses a French court decision to deny naturalization to a Rwandan woman because of her marital…
A cargo plane unloads the royal treasures at Cotonou airport (Benin)
Benin celebrates return of stolen heritage 130 years on
It is done! On November 10, Benin received 12 boxes containing 26 royal treasures stolen by colonial France. This was a historic day when Beninese…
Ousmana Oumarou Sidibé, seated at his desk at the Truth Commission of Mali, answers questions from Justice Info
Reparations in Mali: hope or hot air?
Mali’s Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission has recommended a 100 million euro reparations programme for Malian victims. But where will the funding come from? Who…