Category Archives: MENA

Death threats for activist working on Palestine-ICC in The Hague

Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad this week broke the story of ongoing death threats to a human rights activist advocating for justice for grave crimes in Palestine at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. Dutch authorities must do more … 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 – Accountability in Israel and Palestine | ICC judges to sentence Bemba

In Global Justice news last week: Calls for accountability for alleged Israeli and Palestinian crimes during 2014 Gaza conflict; prosecution of sexual and gender-based crimes gaining momentum; ICC to deliver sentence in the case against Jean Pierre Bemba tomorrow 21 … Continue reading

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Temple destruction in Syria a ‘war crime’ | Ntaganda ICC trial opened

This week’s destruction of the Temple of Bel in Palmyra, Syria, by the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) is “an intolerable crime against civilization” and a “war crime” according to UNESCO’s Director-General, Irina Bokova.

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How global civil society is celebrating International Justice Day

17 July is International Justice Day, celebrating the adoption of the ICC Rome Statute in 1998. Our Coalition members around the world have plenty of activities and events planned to commemorate this important date and tell the world why #JusticeMatters.

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