Category Archives: Bemba

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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Eight key moments in International Criminal Court history

As the Rome Statute enters its 19th year with 124 countries now party to the International Criminal Court’s (ICC’s) founding treaty, the success of the ICC and Rome Statute system of international justice is more crucial than ever before as … Continue reading

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#GlobalJustice Weekly – Civil society seeks progress with historic ICC outcome

In Global Justice news last week: ICC sentences Jean-Pierre Bemba to 18 years in prison; former UPC fighter accuses ICC suspect Ntaganda in alleged ethnic killings; Mexico and the EU strengthen cooperation in human rights field; and much more.

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#GlobalJustice Weekly – “International justice will finally prevail”

In #GlobalJustice news this week: The ICC convicted former Congolese politician and militia leader Jean-Pierre Bemba for crimes committed by his troops in the Central African Republic, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) convicted Bosnian Serb leader … Continue reading

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