Category Archives: Cases

Rethinking what ICC success means at the Bemba Trial

In this contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on the International Criminal Court, Valerie Arnould argues that when measuring ICC success, we need to examine the local impact and not just the international effects, taking  the trial of former Congolese opposition … Continue reading

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Bemba II: First ICC witness tampering verdict set for 19 October

International Criminal Court (ICC) judges will deliver their verdict in the trial of five men suspected of interfering with witnesses in the trial of former Congolese vice president Jean Pierre Bemba on 19 October. Involving politicians and defense lawyers, it … Continue reading

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10 cultural landmarks destroyed in conflict

With the International Criminal Court (ICC) set to open its first trial for the destruction of UNESCO listed buildings in Mali’s Timbuktu, we bring you 10 examples of historic, religious and cultural structures destroyed in conflict through the ages.

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The ICC’s role in prosecuting and deterring war crime attacks on cultural heritage

In anticipation of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) upcoming trial against Mr. Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi, its first to focus on the war crime of attacks against cultural heritage, the American Bar Association Center for Human Rights, its International … Continue reading

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#GlobalJustice Weekly – Disappearances and arbitrary detention on the rise

In Global Justice news last week: Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International report on arbitrary detentions in Ukraine and Nepal; civil society launch ‘Reporting on Torture’ handbook; governments defend ICC at AU Summit; ICC judges decline to consider victims’ reparations in closed Ruto/Sang case; Colombian Court approves referendum … Continue reading

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