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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…
The faces of Fatou Besnouda, Rodrigo Duterte and Karim Khan appear on the JusticeInfo.net audience chart (June 2021)
Philippines: Did Duterte’s influencers use Justice Info?
On September 15, the judges of the International Criminal Court authorized the opening of an investigation on the Philippines. When former Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda made…
Kaïs Saïed delivers a speech on television
Tunisia: Transitional justice holds its breath
At the end of August, Tunisian President Kaïs Saïed prolonged the powers he had assumed in his July 25 coup de force. Since then, the…
Salih Mustapha in the dock of the accused
Kosovo Chambers: battle for legitimacy at the opening of first trial
The first trial of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers opened on September 15 against a Kosovo Liberation Army prison officer, Salih Mustafa, with a lengthy plea…
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…
Bosnia genocide denial ban stirs tension
The outgoing UN High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina’s rare use of his executive powers to ban genocide denial is causing political waves, including threats…
Statue représentant Rumben Um
Cameroon: Um Nyobè, a hero and symbol of French colonial crimes
Exactly 63 years ago, on September 13, 1958, Ruben Um Nyobè was shot by the French army. Perpetrated in the context of a “secret war”…
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…
Former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh and current President Adama Barrow
Gambia: “We want Truth Commission’s final report binned”
On September 30, the Gambian Truth Commission should submit its final report. But the party of former dictator Yahya Jammeh has made it clear, after…
War scene in a children's drawing (helicopters, paratroopers, boats, fire...)
“When the planes came, the birds were afraid…”*
PORTFOLIO – Children’s drawings and mass violence. These drawn testimonies, free from the filter of adult judgment, seem to wipe away the hierarchy of wars…
Pygmy (Twa) child in the bush (DRC)
DRC: Indigenous Twa are freed but still landless
A Congolese military court has released seven members of the Twa ethnic group convicted for “wicked destruction of nature” after settling in a park in…
Conversation between Francisco de Roux and Alvaro Uribe in a garden
Colombia’s TRC sits down with five presidents, including critical Uribe
Over the past two weeks, Colombia’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission achieved a rare feat – to sit down with all five of the country’s living…
Someone is praying in a church
Rwanda: What should happen to priests convicted for genocide?
Can the hand that raised a machete to kill now raise it to bless? The rehabilitation of priests convicted for their role in the 1994…
Bronze of Oba, a king of Benin
Restitution of the ‘Benin Bronzes’: “All of the global North are implicated”
A few months ago, Germany announced that it would return hundreds of priceless art objects looted during the colonial era, commonly known as ‘Benin bronzes’,…
A Central African refugee in Congo
Central African Republic: The Truth Commission with feet of clay
A “Truth, Justice, Reparation and Reconciliation Commission” was officially launched in July in Bangui, with the swearing in of its members and election of its executive…
Hissène Habré
Habré’s death: Final blow or wake-up call for reparations?
Prior to Chadian ex-president Hissène Habré’s death on Tuesday, nothing was moving on the reparations for victims ordered after he was convicted. The seizure of…
Hissène Habré, surrounded by police and journalists on the first day of his trial, July 20, 2015 in Dakar, Senegal
Hissène Habré: the lion of Chad is dead
He was nicknamed the lion. The former president of Chad died on 24 August, aged 79, in a Dakar hospital. Hissène Habré was sentenced to…