Category Archives: Cases

#GlobalJustice Weekly – Al-Bashir in Rwanda as ICC gets support at AU summit

In Global Justice news last week: Rwanda welcomes ICC suspect Omar al-Bashir as ICC gets support at African Union summit; ICC judges censure Uganda and Djibouti for not arresting al-Bashir in May as Chilcot Inquiry’s potential impact on ICC preliminary examination assessed; No … 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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Fighting impunity in the DRC for crimes against children

In this guest post Sharanjeet Parmar, an international human rights attorney working on gender, justice, and anti-corruption issues in conflict and post-conflict countries, suggests means to empower national authorities to carry out more prosecutions of grave crimes against children in … Continue reading

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#GlobalJustice Weekly – Uganda strains diplomatic ties by welcoming ICC suspect

In Global Justice news this week: States took Uganda to task for its decision to welcome ICC suspect Omar al-Bashir to its presidential inauguration ceremony,  sentencing hearings began at the ICC for convicted rebel commander Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, several Coalition … Continue reading

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