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Tunisia: constant doubt and frustration in the Fayçal Baraket case
The trial in the case of Fayçal Baraket, who died under torture in October 1991, is postponed for the third time. The President of the…
German Arrest of Top Aide to Rwandan Ex-President Raises Questions
The news didn’t make a big splash in the international media, despite the person’s stature.  Enoch Ruhigira, who was the last head of presidential staff…
Antoine Garapon
Antoine Garapon: “The Church says it’s ready to repair, so we must believe it!”
JUSTICE INFO IN-DEPTH INTERVIEWS Antoine Garapon President of the Independent Commission on Recognition and Reparation for sexual crimes committed in French religious congregations The work…
Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the International Criminal Court (ICC)
The ICC in times of budget crunch
International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor Karim Khan has been joined by two new deputy prosecutors, elected last week during this year’s annual meeting of the…
Karim Khan at the Internaitonal Criminal Court (The Hague)
Karim Khan meets the states at the ICC
Karim Khan, the new prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is making substantial changes to how his office works. As he attends his first Assembly…
French policemen posted outside a church
Sexual abuse in the Church: Tough task for French justice
The Church of France has covered up a massive crime, but what about the justice system and the statute of limitations? Shocked by the Sauvé…
Karim Khan (ICC) delivers a speech
Afghanistan: a war of positions at the ICC
Shortly after his arrival, Karim Khan throws a spanner in the works. A recent statement by the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court that…
François Devaux speaks at the presentation of the Ciase report (sexual crimes in the french church)
French Church, “you must pay !”
In 45 proposals, the Independent Commission on Sexual Abuse in the Church of France calls for action to compensate, recognize, organize ceremonies and erect memorials.…
Xavier Philippe: “The Commission on Sexual Abuse has taken power over the Church”
In France, the Commission on Sexual Abuse in the Church (CIASE) on October 5 presented an explosive report. Although this commission does not claim to…
A phoenix mixed with the logo of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon
The Lebanon Tribunal’s back from the dead – for a moment
In a dramatic declaration, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon said in June it would have to close by the end of July due to lack…
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…
Dutch soldiers fire shells in the Chora region, Afghanistan
Dutch war crimes in Afghanistan: The Australian trigger
An Australian probe has dented the Dutch wall of silence about alleged war crimes in Afghanistan more than ten years ago. Stories from Dutch Afghanistan…
Benin Bronzes
Colonial Crimes: The empire on which justice (almost) never sets
The British empire was the largest in history and it encompassed many colonial crimes. But the UK has been slow and timid in adjusting to…
Colonial Crimes: World map of justice initiatives
Colonial Crimes: World map of justice initiatives
The colonial past is back in the spotlight in many countries, from New Zealand to France, Canada to Germany, or Sweden to the Netherlands. Official…
Fatou Bensouda and Karim Khan walk side by side in the corridors of the International Criminal Court
Karim Khan takes over as ICC prosecutor
On Wednesday June 16, Fatou Bensouda is moving after 17 years in the two top jobs at the office of the prosecutor of the International…
Ratco Mladic
26 years after the Bosnia war, Mladic case ends
Today Ratko Mladic, 78, will hear the final decision in the case against him. In 2017 the former head of the Bosnian Serb army was…
Buildings of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, near The Hague in the Netherlands
The inglorious end of the Lebanon tribunal
On June 2, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon announced it would have to close by the end of July due to lack of funds. The…
Kamel Matmati
Tunisia: glimmers of hope in the Matmati trial
It is 30 years since the murder and disappearance of young Tunisian Islamist activist Kamel Matmati and three years since the trial for him opened,…