They write regularly for us, they are the authors and correspondents of Justice Info. As close as possible to the news of international justice.
Olfa BelhassineAll reports from this author
Olfa Belhassine has been a correspondent in Tunisia for JusticeInfo.net since 2015. After the 2011 Revolution, she published articles about her experience as a journalist during and after the fall of President Ben Ali. Her reports appeared in French newspapers Libération, Le Monde and Courrier International. In 2016, she was the co-author with Hedia Baraket of an investigative book on the transition in Tunisia, "Ces nouveaux mots qui font la Tunisie » (The New Words that Make Tunisia).
Andrés Bermúdez LiévanoAll reports from this author
Andrés Bermúdez Liévano is JusticeInfo.net's correspondent in Colombia. His work focuses on issues related to Colombia's peace agreement (such as rural development, drug policy, transitional justice and how victims rebuild their lives), ethnic minorities, climate change and biodiversity. He is also an editor at the Latin American Centre for Investigative Journalism (CLIP), a Carter Center mental health journalism fellow and wrote two books on the Colombian peace negotiation with the Institute for Integrated Transitions (IFIT).
Benjamin BibasAll reports from this author
Environmental activist Benjamin Bibas founded Radiofonies Europe / La fabrique documentaire in 2005. From the early 2000s he was interested in judicial procedures on grave human rights violations, and then on the links between such violations and the mining business. In this context, he has researched several African countries including the Democratic Republic of Congo. Since 2015, he has been documenting the way that the global environmental crisis undermines both environmental rights and human rights.
Lena BjurströmAll reports from this author
Lena Bjurström is a freelance journalist who writes about exile, gender and justice for La Chronique d'Amnesty, Politis, Femmes ici et ailleurs and others. For the media outlet Les Jours, she wrote a two-year investigation on Anwar Raslan, a former Syrian intelligence colonel on trial for crimes against humanity in Koblenz, Germany. At the same time, she observes the multiplication of Syrian cases in European courts for Justice Info. In 2019, she co-founded the Focus collective, which brings together independent journalists and documentary filmmakers who share the same obsession with long-term reporting.
Margherita CapacciAll reports from this author
Margherita Capacci is an Italian journalist based in the The Hague, where she covers international justice for JusticeInfo.net. She works as Audio Producer for the Asymmetrical Haircuts Podcast and other international law focused productions. Her work has appeared in Internazionale, Wired Italia, Editoriale Domani, and Are We Europe, among others.
Julia CrawfordAll reports from this author
Julia Crawford is a journalist and translator for JusticeInfo.net since June 2015. She is an experienced journalist, editor and journalism trainer, specialized in African affairs and transitional justice. She has previously worked for Radio France International in Paris, as editor of the Hirondelle News Agency in Arusha, Tanzania, for IRIN in Nairobi, the Committee to Protect Journalists in New York and BBC Media Action in London. Julia Crawford currently also works part-time as a news and feature writer for swissinfo.ch.
Thierry CruvellierAll reports from this author
Thierry Cruvellier is Editor-in-Chief of Justiceinfo.net. For more than 20 years, he has been covering international and transitional justice for more than twenty years. He is an Op-ed contributor to The New York Times and the author of three books on Rwanda, Cambodia and Sierra Leone. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.
Hannah El-HitamiAll reports from this author
Hannah El-Hitami has covered the Al-Khatib trial and other universal jurisdiction cases in Germany extensively for JusticeInfo.Net since April 2020. She is an Egyptian-German journalist based in Berlin who writes mostly about sociopolitical topics from the Arab world, migration and postcolonial perspectives. She worked for the magazine of Amnesty International in Germany for two years, before starting as a freelancer in 2019. Her work has been published in Der Spiegel, Al Jazeera, Amnesty Journal, Zenith and others.
Janet H. AndersonAll reports from this author
Janet H Anderson is one of JusticeInfo’s correspondents in The Hague. As a freelance journalist she's been covering international justice - Rwanda, The Hague, Sierra Leone, Uganda - for several decades. Janet trains and supports locally-based journalists in covering atrocity crimes trials, and has authored several manuals guiding journalists and monitors in their work. She's also the vice president of the Association of Journalists at the ICC. Together with JusticeInfo colleague Stephanie van den Berg, she co-hosts Asymmetrical Haircuts: a podcast offering a sideways look at international justice, interviewing mainly female experts in their fields.
Boubacar Sidiki HaidaraAll reports from this author
Boubacar Sidiki Haidara, journalist since 2012. Editor of the Journal du Mali website since February 2018. Temporary editor-in-chief of the weekly newspaper Journal du Mali since August 2018, and since February 2021 just editor-in-chief. He has worked for media in Côte d'Ivoire and Senegal and has been collaborating since 2020 with several foreign media (Justice Info, la Croix, Afrique Magazine in 2019).
Pierre HazanAll reports from this author
Since June 2015, Pierre Hazan is the editorial advisor of JusticeInfo.net. He is also a Special Advisor in Transitional Justice with the Center for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD), a Lecturer at the Geneva University of Art and Design and a Professor at the Academy of Journalism and Media at the University of Neuchâtel. In the past years, he worked with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. A former diplomatic correspondent specialized in international justice and humanitarian action for the daily newspapers Libération (Paris) and Le Temps (Geneva), Pierre Hazan has been an attentive observer of many conflicts (former Yugoslavia, Rwanda, the Middle East, etc.). ). Associate researcher at Harvard Law School (2005), then at the United States Institute for Peace in Washington (2006), he has published numerous books, including La justice face à la guerre (Stock, 2000), Juger la guerre, juger l’histoire (PUF, 2007), La paix contre la justice ? (AVE/GRIP 2010).
Mustapha K. DarboeAll reports from this author
Mustapha K. Darboe has been the correspondent of JusticeInfo.Net in The Gambia since January 2019. He is a journalist with the country’s second largest online platform, Kerr Fatou. A four-time national journalism awards winner, Mustapha is currently the vice-president of the Gambia Press Union, and the correspondent in Banjul for the Turkey News Agency (Anadolu Agency). He is a passionate blogger and in 2018 he has authored an e-book, "Playbook of a Tyrant", inspired by the 22-year dictatorship under former president Yahya Jammeh.
Caleb KazadiAll reports from this author
Based in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Caleb Kazadi has been Justice Info\'s correspondent since 2021. With a degree in International Relations from the University of Kinshasa, he is primarily interested in human rights issues. In June 2018, he joined Fondation Hirondelle and worked in the Swiss organization\'s radio and multimedia programs. Between 2019 and 2021, he moved to Kasai to cover the region\'s news as it emerged from violent armed conflict. He has also worked for the peacebuilding organization Search For Common Ground.
Abraham KouassiAll reports from this author
Correspondent in Côte d’Ivoire for Justice Info, Abraham Kouassi is a journalist particularly interested in issues of politics and justice, especially post-crisis justice. He has covered post-crisis trials in Abidjan from 2012 to 2019 and followed from Abidjan the Gbagbo-Blé Goudé trial in The Hague. He is also editorial head of the Observateurcitoyen.net website, which covers good governance, social and national political issues.
Grace MatsikoAll reports from this author
Grace Matsiko is a veteran journalist with 26 years experience having covered the armed conflicts in Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, DR Congo, Burundi, Central African Republic and Somalia. His area of interest is investigative journalism with focus on security, defence, justice and politics. He has worked with leading international news networks such as Agence France Press (AFP) since 2006.
Clémentine MéténierAll reports from this author
Clémentine Méténier is a freelance journalist located near Grenoble. She combines written or drawn investigations (JusticeInfo.net, Le Monde Diplomatique, La Revue Dessinée) and long radio reports abroad (RFI, RTS, RTBF, Radio France) on societal subjects that have an international imprint, questioning justice and memory.
Balthazar NduwayezuAll reports from this author
Since May 2022, Balthazar Nduwayezu has been covering the Félicien Kabuga trial for Justiceinfo. He is a Rwandan journalist based in Arusha, Tanzania, who has covered all the trials of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) from the outset for Agence de Presse Hirondelle and the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), and continued with coverage of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) after the closure of the ICTR. He also covers trials at the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights and the East African Court of Justice (EACJ). He began as a freelancer for Justiceinfo in 2016.
Franck PetitAll reports from this author
Franck Petit is deputy editor-in-chief of JusticeInfo.net. Co-founder with Thierry Cruvellier of the online magazine International Justice Tribune, he directed it for five years, from 2004 to 2009. Since 1999, he has chronicled the trials of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. He covered the International Criminal Court at its inception as well as many transitional justice issues. He has worked for Reporters Without Borders and has reported in France, Africa, the Caucasus and Turkey.
Gaëlle PonseletAll reports from this author
Gaëlle Ponselet, a journalist who has been specializing on judicial news for some 10 years, covers a large number of trials taking place in Brussels, whether they be conflicts between companies at the commercial court, criminal cases in the criminal court or recent terrorist trials in Belgium. For her, attending trials is being at the source of information and the certainty of being able to hear both sides of the story.
Molly QuellAll reports from this author
Molly is a Dutch-American journalist based in The Hague, where she covers international law for Courthouse News Service. Previously, she was the international and digital editor for Delta, where she covered science and technology. She got her start in journalism covering local and national politics for WMUC radio outside of Washington, DC. Her freelance work has appeared in Mother Jones, The Washington Post, Ars Technica, UnDark and Popular Science.
Iryna SaliiAll reports from this author
Iryna Salii is a Ukrainian journalist specializing in coverage of criminal justice in the field of top corruption and war crimes. After several years as an investigative journalist for the NGO “Nashi Groshi” (Our Money) and as a judicial reporter for the News Agency Censor.net, she founded her own media project, “Sudovyy Reporter” (Court Reporter) in December 2017. Editor and court reporter, she monitors court decisions, and has developed a network of correspondents across Ukraine. She became a pillar of a Hirondelle Foundation programme supporting Ukrainian journalists all over the country. In Ukraine and beyond, “Sudovyy Reporter” is now a unique news reference on war crimes and war related trials.
Emmanuel Sehene RuvugiroAll reports from this author
In the wake of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsis, Emmanuel Sehene Ruvugiro covered the trials of genocide suspects before the specialized chambers of the traditional courts and later before the gacaca courts, on behalf of local newspapers. He later joined Agence Hirondelle in 2007 and JusticeInfo.net in 2015 as a freelance reporter on the same cases. A Rwandan investigative journalist based in Kigali, he has collaborated with Syfia Grands Lacs (2006-2008) and Le Point Afrique (2020-2021) on social issues. He remains very active in a forum of court reporters he co-founded within PAX PRESS, a local media NGO, to cover universal jurisdiction trials even outside Rwanda.
Claude SengenyaAll reports from this author
Claude Muhindo Sengenya is Justice Info’s correspondent in the DRC. He is a trained professional journalist interested in humanitarian, security and transitional justice issues in the African Great Lakes region. He is a researcher and journalism teacher at the Université de l'Assomption au Congo (UAC), run by the Augustinians of the Assumption. He also works for other online media, including The New Humanitarian (ex-IRIN) and Actualité.cd. His articles cover the dynamics of conflict, peace initiatives, justice and reconciliation, to help rebuild post-conflict societies like the DRC.
Maxim ShanahanAll reports from this author
Maxim Shanahan has covered the Yoorrook Justice Commission and Afghanistan war crimes investigations for JusticeInfo.net since 2022. He holds a degree in law from the University of Sydney, and works for the Australian Financial Review. He writes mostly on law, and has covered domestic and international legal issues for Justinian, the Gazette of Law and Journalism and Honi Soit.
Stephanie van den BergAll reports from this author
Stephanie van den Berg is one of JusticeInfo’s correspondents in The Hague. She is a freelance journalist covering the various international courts and Dutch news for Reuters news agency and others. Stephanie has been writing about war crimes trials and international justice for almost twenty years. Together with JusticeInfo colleague Janet Anderson, she is also the host of Asymmetrical Haircuts: a podcast offering a sideways look at international justice, interviewing mainly female experts in their fields.