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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…
Map of Ukraine with Ukrainian flag inside and 2 icons : a tank symbolizing war and a scale symbolizing justice
Map of war crimes trials in Ukraine
To date, the first judicial battle in response to Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine is being waged in domestic courts. In a swift move unprecedented…
2 elderly people demonstrate (holding up pictures of Franco's victims), in the streets of Madrid (Spain)
Democratising and decolonising Spain: the limits of the new law on memory
In Spain, transitional justice revolutions happen in slow motion. On 21 October, a new Democratic Memory Law created a public prosecutor’s office “for human rights…
20th session (in 2021) of the Assembly of the States Parties (ASP) at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague (Netherlands).
Can 2023 be the booster year for the ICC budget?
This year's annual meeting of States Parties opens on Monday 5 December in The Hague. The triple combination of the war in Ukraine, the unprecedented…
At the court in Conakry (which is judging those responsible for the massacre at the September 28, 2009 stadium in Guinea), defendants face the judge and president Ibrahima Sory II Tounkara. The latter is seated on a podium with the colors of the Guinean flag.
At Conakry massacre trial, court reprimands "ethnic talk”
In Guinea, ethnicity has been mentioned several times during the hearings of defendants in the September 28, 2009 massacre trial. References to the parties’ ethnic…
Portrait (drawing) of Philip Grant, director of the NGO Trial International, specializing in international justice, especially on
Philip Grant: “Ukraine is accelerating a revival of universal jurisdiction”
JUSTICE INFO IN-DEPTH INTERVIEWS Philip Grant Director of TRIAL International Philip Grant, director of TRIAL International, a Swiss NGO that was created 20 years ago,…
Félicien Kabuga, in a wheelchair, seems to be running away from a huge blood-red
Félicien Kabuga, the last judgment
In the most judged genocide in history, Félicien Kabuga is playing the last of the big roles: after long being the last of the big…
Mahamat Said, former member of the Seleka in Central Africa, smiles during his trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) - The Hague, Netherlands
First Seleka trial at the ICC, behind closed doors
For the first time, the International Criminal Court is dealing with crimes allegedly committed by the ‘Seleka’ rebel forces who pushed then president François Bozizé…
Climate change - Thick black smoke billows from an oil refinery. A plane flies in the sky.
Climate justice: Pressure is mounting on fossil fuel producers
Climate complaints against States have led to much reflection on legal responsibilities, although COP27 that ended in Egypt on November 20 was silent on this.…
Tatiana Nezelenikova is in the dock, accused of high treason in Crimea by a Ukrainian court.
High treason in Crimea: "I don’t understand why I’m punished so severely"
After months of war in Ukraine, a number of treason trials are reaching the stage of conviction. This one concerned Crimea and took place in…
War Crimes in Afghanistan - Article in The Canberra Times (Australia) headlined:
War crimes and press freedom battle in Australia
A whistleblower criminal trial and a defamation case involving a high-profile soldier and leading media houses: these are the main justice forums where alleged war…
Colonel aviator Peter Tankink and Dutch Defense Minister Ank Bijleveld hold a press conference in The Hague on November 2019, about the deadly attack by a Dutch F-16 on Hawija, Iraq, in 2015.
Hawija: from remote warfare to distant justice
This was only one of its 35 thousands missions. When the Dutch Air Force hit the Iraqi city of Hawija in 2015 as part of…
Crimes against humanity - Clashes between police and protesters in Kisumu (Kenya)
Why Kenya is trying now its first crimes against humanity case
On Monday, nine out of 12 police suspects - including senior commanders - appeared at a Nairobi court, accused of murdering a baby, and other…
Guineans watch a television broadcast of the September 28 trial in Conakry.
September 28 trial in Conakry: “It has become like a TV series”
The appearance of defendants in the September 28, 2009 massacre trial, which has been widely broadcast, has captivated Guineans for several weeks, with two effects.…
Kenyan lawyer Paul Gicheru was scheduled to be tried at the International Criminal Court (ICC) but died suddenly in September 2022.
Gicheru dead, the mysteries of ICC's Kenya case fall in a black hole
On 26 September 2022, Paul Gicheru died in Kenya. The Kenyan lawyer was accused of witness tampering at the International Criminal Court (ICC), after the…
War Crimes in Bosnia - A woman walks among the graves of the Potocari cemetery in Srebrenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Time is running out for war crimes prosecution in Bosnia
“A race against time” is the title of a recent report by the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) highlighting the delays in implementation…