Category Archives: Americas

Civil society on Colombia’s peace/justice deal

Last week’s peace and justice agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) has prompted a wide range of reactions. So what is civil society saying?

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#GlobalJustice Weekly: Peace and justice in Colombia?

Deal reached on justice for Colombian war crimes; Addressing political inequities resulting in uneven international justice; First ICC witness tampering trial to open; 60 new charges against Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen; ICC fugitive al-Bashir abandons plan to attend … Continue reading

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The key to ICC success: Widening the reach of international justice

In this guest post from openDemocracy, James A. Goldston, director of the Open Society Justice Initiative, argues that much more must be done to address political inequities that are resulting in uneven justice for grave crimes around the world.

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El Salvador urged to join ICC

International Justice Day is a time to celebrate advances in international justice, but it’s also an opportunity to build on those advances. That’s why our Coalition called on El Salvador to join the ICC this past 17 July.

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ICC case law matters to Peruvian judges

Peru has not yet passed legislation allowing domestic prosecutions of ICC crimes, but Peruvian judges are already keenly interested in developments at the Court and how they can impact their own domestic proceedings.

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