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The Week in Review: War on the Rules of War
Even war has rules – a complex set of judicial constraints born from the ideas of Saint Augustin and Saint Thomas on what constitutes a…
Good and Bad Reasons for Africa’s Assault on the ICC
Since January 31, Kenya and other African countries have been advocating for the 34 ICC member countries on the continent to pull out as a…
28.10.08 – JUSTICE/BOOK – BOOK: VOYAGE TO COURTS OF INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE
Arusha, 28 October 2008 (FH) – Stephanie Maupas, correspondent in The Hague for the Hirondelle Agency and French daily newspaper Le Monde, has published a…
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…
“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…
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…
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…
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…
Afghanistan: NGO urges ICC not to forget Guantanamo crimes
A human rights NGO has called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to extend its likely investigations on Afghanistan to crimes committed at Guantanamo. On…
Children’s drawings as evidence of war crimes
“Deflagrations: Children’s drawings and adult wars”, a book published by Anamosa, recounts war in 150 children’s drawings. The book is accompanied by an exhibition until…