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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…
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…
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),…
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…
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…
Week in Review: ICC debates “crime of aggression” as Yemen suffers and Croatia denies
The International Criminal Court’s annual meeting of 123 member countries started this week at the United Nations in New York. This year’s Assembly of States…
Week in Review: Victory for justice in Bosnia, and stigmatized girls in the DRC
The life sentence on Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic by the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia (ICTY) was widely hailed as a victory…
Week in Review: ICC says no to Burundi impunity, DRC starts historic rape trial
The International Criminal Court’s decision to investigate crimes committed in Burundi, announced on Thursday, was the highlight of this transitional justice week.  This ICC decision…
Week in Review: The thorny issue of reparations
There is no justice without reparations. That is all the more true when it comes to international crimes. But the mechanisms of reparation are still…
Government cynicism and the transitional justice dream in crisis
What a revealing new development in terms of government attitudes towards international justice: Twenty years ago, it was a source of immense hope, but now…
Week in Review: Transitional justice is “an art not a science”
In an excellent new book, our colleagues at American NGO ICTJ recognize that transitional justice is “an art, not a science”. The International Center for…
Week in Review: US strikes in Syria, while Rwanda remembers the genocide
International justice saw a new failure this week on Syria. The UN Security Council was unable to agree a Resolution after the “chemical weapons” massacre…
Week in Review: Three African women in transitional justice
“When I think – about the world, politics, freedom, literature, and so on – I do not feel like a woman at all,” wrote French…
Week in Review: Does extrajudicial killing of “terrorists” threaten rule of law?
The timing may be just a coincidence. But the coincidence this week of a former Guatemalan minister’s trial in Spain for summary executions of eight…
Week in Review: Landmark trials and landmark struggles for transitional justice
Transitional justice, the focus of our website, is still a little understood concept, according to Kora Andrieu, an expert in the field. “The problem with…
Week in Review: Looking back in Nepal and Bosnia, ICC trying to look forward
It was once again a week of contrasts for transitional justice, notably in Cambodia, The Hague, South Sudan, Bosnia and Nepal, reflecting how paths to…
This week in review: from Donald Trump to Libya, Tunisia and Burkina Faso
  The week was marked by a big event, likely to have big consequences: the election of Donald Trump as the next President of the…
Week in Review: Burundi and South Africa move to quit ICC
After Burundi, South Africa. One after the other, two African countries in a week decided to leave the International Criminal Court, decisions which could be…
“Missing Persons Are More Than A Humanitarian Issue”
The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP)  was marking its 20th anniversary on July 7 in The Hague, where it recently set up offices. The…