Category Archives: Central African Republic

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 – Victims sidelined in Kenya

In Global Justice news this week: Victims of the post-election violence in Kenya keep struggling with trauma, civil society warned of escalating violence in Burundi, calls for more governmental cooperation rose in the light of ICC’s preliminary examination in Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Jean-Pierre Bemba guilty in landmark ICC trial

The guilty verdict in the International Criminal Court trial of Jean-Pierre Bemba, a Congolese politician and militia leader, is a victory for accountability under “command responsibility” and the eradication of rape as a weapon of war. Read civil society reactions.

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#GlobalJustice Weekly – A win for justice in South Africa | Bemba verdict due Monday

In Global Justice news this week: South African court rules that ICC fugitive Omar al-Bashir should have been arrested, verdict due in the ICC trial of former Congolese militia leader Jean-Pierre Bemba, calls for accountability in Syria, South Sudan and much more.

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