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Yahyah Jammehon 22 July 2016 (Gambia)
Gambia: Did Jammeh order the killing of migrants?
This is the largest massacre committed during the 22 years of Yahya Jammeh’s reign in the Gambia. More than fifty migrants were executed in July…
Liberian flag on the wall of a house in a village in Liberia
Justice for Liberia is on the map at last
It has been a very long wait for Liberians to begin to see some accountability on the many crimes committed during their two civil wars…
Sedra Alshehabi stands with a placard with the picture of her father Ali and a text reading 'First step but my father and 130000 are still in jail' after the verdict in the trail of Syrian defendant Eyad al-Gharib
Germany: Lessons from the first conviction of an agent of the Syrian regime
On February 24 Eyad al-Gharib was the first Syrian regime official to be convicted by a German court for aiding and abetting the torture and…
War decay in Tskhinvali (South Ossetia / Georgia)
Georgia: Focus on Bensouda’s flagship probe five years on (2/2)
Five years ago, the International Criminal Court opened its first investigation outside the African continent, in Georgia. This is a highly symbolic investigation for Prosecutor…
War in South Ossetia (Georgia)
Georgia: Focus on Bensouda’s flagship probe five years on (1/2)
Five years ago, the International Criminal Court (ICC) opened its first investigation outside the African continent, in Georgia. This investigation is eminently symbolic for Prosecutor…
Liberia-Finland_trial-court-off-road-convoy_@Thierry-Cruvellier
Massaquoi trial: Finnish court goes to deepest Liberia
Arriving in Liberia on February 15, Finnish judges, prosecutors, and lawyers spent their first week visiting sites where Gibril Massaquoi, a former rebel commander from…
Daesh family back in
Iraqi tribal justice put to the test as Islamic State families return
The upcoming closure of the last camp for internally displaced persons in Iraq, Jeddah 5 in the province of Mosul, raises the issue of the…
Women in an airport
Fictitious Tunisair jobs: how Ben Ali’s niece filled her pockets
Nepotism, favouritism and abuse of social assets characterize the case of the fictitious Tunisair jobs, which had its third hearing last week before the specialized…
Demonstration for
Seoul court decision reignites Japan-Korea war of memory
A South Korean court has ordered Japan to compensate 12 sex slaves of the Japanese army during occupation of the country, just as the new…
Karim Khan: Third prosecutor of ICC
Election of Karim Khan – what battles await the third prosecutor of the International Criminal Court?
IN CAMERA | Episode 2 > British lawyer Karim Khan, on Friday 12 February, has finally won the hotly contested seat of third prosecutor of…
Syrian civilian riding his bike through the street near the remains of a car bomb explosion
Sweden on the frontline with Syria cases
From the first war crimes trial to the first conviction of a government soldier, Sweden has been a pioneer in Europe in the prosecution of…
Lamin Darboe testifies before the TRRC in Gambia
Gambia Truth Commission: Darboe, the faithful silent agent of the NIA
With lot of expectations, a notorious member of a ‘Special Operations Unit’ involved in allegations of torture under Yahya Jammeh’s rule, appeared before the Gambian…
ICC prosecutor elections: 3 finalists (Karim Khan, Fergal Gaynor and Carlos Castresana)
Last men standing for the ICC prosecutor election
If no consensus is found today there will be a vote. This Monday, the States Parties to the International Criminal Court meet again virtually to…
Dominic Ongwen at the ICC
ICC: How to interpret Ongwen’s conviction?
Fully responsible and guilty. Yesterday, on February 4th, seventeen years after the Ugandan authorities asked the International Criminal Court to investigate the northern Ugandan conflict,…
Syrian and Yazidi trials: why victims’ lawyers want sexual violence considered
Two landmark trials in Germany have been dealing with crimes against humanity and genocide allegedly committed in Syria and Iraq. So far, they have not…
A former child soldier of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in Uganda
ICC trial of Dominic Ongwen: Are the spirits there?
The International Criminal Court is to hand down its judgment today February 4 in the case of Ugandan rebel Dominic Ongwen, a former member of…
Une famille ivoirienne regarde une retransmission télévisée de Laurent Gbagbo devant la Cour pénale internationale (CPI).
Victims and the ICC Alphabet Soup
Can victim’s participation to the International Criminal Court (ICC) remain a « nice feature » and could victims envisage in the future to see clarity in « the…
Julieta Lemaitre (JEP -
A first in Colombia: eight FARCs charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity
Last Thursday, Colombia’s Special Jurisdiction for Peace announced its first major decision, accusing eight top leaders of the former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia of…
Massaquoi's trial (Frontpage Africa newspaper)
Universal jurisdiction: the Finnish revolution
The trial of Gibril Massaquoi opens today in Finland, hardly two years after the opening of an investigation into this former Sierra Leonean warlord. It…