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Election of the ICC Prosecutor: Here is your vote!
The result of the non-official vote organised by Justice Info on the sidelines of the upcoming International Criminal Court Prosecutor election is clear: British candidate…
Exclusive: List of candidates for next ICC Prosecutor
The process of electing the third prosecutor of the International Criminal Court remains chaotic and suspenseful. In the absence of consensus on one of the…
ICC Prosecutor election: The wheeling and dealing is not yet done
The stakes are far from played out for the election of the International Criminal Court’s third prosecutor, scheduled for December at the Assembly of States…
ICC Information and Outreach for Palestine victims
Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have ordered the opening of an outreach programme for victims of the situation in Palestine, marking a new…
Week in Review: Bangui rejects hate message, Euro-MPs make an appeal
Central Africans from all sides have come out strongly against a message calling on Christians to avenge the deaths of priests and members of the…
“If the ICC had jurisdiction in Syria, it might save many lives”
On July 17, the International Criminal Court (ICC) celebrates the 20th anniversary of its founding document, the Rome treaty. Interview with Kenneth Roth, executive director…
EU needs Special Representative on International Justice, say Euro-MPs
A group of European Parliament members have asked top EU diplomat Federica Mogherini to appoint as a matter of urgency a special representative on international…
ICC Prosecutor says Bemba acquittal based on false testimony
As the International Criminal Court (ICC) prepared to hold a hearing this July 5 in a second, witness tampering case against Congolese Senator Jean-Pierre Bemba…
Palestine to bring Israel before ICC for “war crimes”
The Palestinian Authority is preparing to refer Israel to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for alleged war crimes — a potential key development for a…
Week in Review: ICC and universal jurisdiction slowly making a mark
It was an eventful week for transitional justice. Human rights activists in the Democratic Republic of Congo called on the oft-criticized International Criminal Court (ICC),…
ICC: Reparation process “makes the Court to be relevant to society, beyond the Courtroom”
In 2012, the International Criminal Court (ICC) handed down its first ever verdict in the trial of Congolese ex-militia leader Thomas Lubanga. Since then, there…
Outsider Peter Lewis voted Registrar to reform the International Criminal Court
British jurist Peter Lewis was on March 28 elected new Registrar of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Unlike his three predecessors, he is not an…
Ugandan ex-rebel leader not mentally ill, experts tell the ICC
The first stage of Dominic Ongwen’s trial is coming to an end before the International Criminal Court (ICC). In mid-April, prosecutors will call their last…
Week in Review: ICC withdrawals and fragile transitional justice
How should the International Criminal Court react after first Burundi and now the Philippines decided to withdraw their membership? Numerous African countries have also threatened…
As Philippines withdraws, “quality justice” is best shield for ICC
After Burundi in 2016, the Philippines decided this March 16 to pull out of the Rome Treaty which created the International Criminal Court (ICC). In…
ICC Registrar withdraws candidacy for new mandate
The Registrar of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Herman von Hebel, decided on March 13 to withdraw as candidate for a new five-year mandate, JusticeInfo.net…
ICC under fire for internal mismanagement
The International Criminal Court (ICC) is again under fire for bad governance. In late January the International Labour Organization (ILO) handed down six judgments denouncing…
Week in Review: ICC internal management, Tunisia and DRC
This transitional justice week saw an investigation by our correspondent in The Hague into the administrative problems of the International Criminal Court, whose staff management…
Wake up to suffering of Georgian victims, NGOs tell international court
In a report published on February 5, human rights organizations express concern for the situation of victims of the summer 2008 Russia-Georgia war. Two years…