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Chiquita “contributed” to Colombian paramilitary crimes, ICC told
Human rights organizations are asking the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to include managers of Chiquita Brands International Inc. in her preliminary examination…
Which court for which crimes in the Central African Republic?
The Central African Republic (CAR) is still torn by militia violence and is struggling to rebuild after the 2012-2014 civil war, which left some 5,000…
Mission impossible for Kosovo war crimes court?
In a few days, the 19 judges of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC), a European Union initiative ratified by Kosovo’s parliament in 2016, will have…
Universal jurisdiction gains ground from Pinochet to Syria
Universal jurisdiction is making slow but steady progress as a tool against impunity, and not only in Europe. This is according to a report published…
ICC grants first individual reparations to victims
The International Criminal Court (ICC) decided on March 24 that victims of crimes committed by convicted Congolese  militiaman Germain Katanga will get both individual and…
Justice for victims at heart of ICC credibility, says Open Society
The International Criminal Court (ICC) is to decide on March 24 what reparations to grant victims of former Congolese militiaman Germain Katanga, whom it sentenced…
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…
Ukraine accuses Russia of terrorism at the International Court of Justice
Ukraine and Russia are this week facing off against each other before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague. Kiev accuses Moscow of…
ICC Prosecutor at a turning point
International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has been in her post since June 16, 2012, and is now half way through her mandate. In…
After 15 years, ICC States still debating crime of aggression
In 2017, member States of the International Criminal Court (ICC) are supposed to promulgate the Kampala amendments to the Court’s Statute, giving the ICC a…
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…
Turkey jails a UN judge
For four months, the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) has been trying to obtain the release of one of its judges, Judge Aydin Sefa…
Targeted State killings abroad as a new form of war
Since September 11, 2001, the strategy of targeted killings has become more and more widespread internationally, in the name of the War on Terror. But…
Gabon’s election rivals continue battle before the ICC
On December 15, the lawyer for Jean Ping, recent candidate in Gabon’s elections, filed a complaint to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC)…
ICC calls S. Africa and UN to explain lack of cooperation on Bashir
South Africa has been summoned to appear before the judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on April 7, 2017, over its failure to arrest…
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…
Ugandan child soldier turned “war criminal” on trial at ICC
The trial of Ugandan Dominic Ongwen, a former child soldier turned commander of the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), started at the International Criminal Court…
ICTY to hear closing arguments in Mladic case
The trial of former Bosnian Serb military boss Ratko Mladic is coming to an end before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY).…
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…