Category Archives: Europe

#GlobalJustice Weekly – Disappearances and arbitrary detention on the rise

In Global Justice news last week: Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International report on arbitrary detentions in Ukraine and Nepal; civil society launch ‘Reporting on Torture’ handbook; governments defend ICC at AU Summit; ICC judges decline to consider victims’ reparations in closed Ruto/Sang case; Colombian Court approves referendum … Continue reading

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#GlobalJustice Weekly – Expanding frontiers of international justice

In Global Justice news this week: The European Union holds its first annual EU Day Against Impunity; the ICC held up as an example of the norms that uphold humanity at the World Humanitarian Summit; the ICC prosecutor addressed the UN … Continue reading

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#GlobalJustice Weekly – Justice in South Africa | Seselj acquitted

In Global Justice news this week: An opportunity for South Africa to support for justice and accountability following ruling on al-Bashir, Serb nationalist Vojislav Seselj acquitted, new allegations of sexual abuse by peacekeepers appear in CAR, alarms raised in South … Continue reading

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GJWeekly: Judges consider Georgia probe | The ICC needs South Africa

In global justice news this week: The ICC considers Georgia investigation; ICC needs South Africa; Build up to the 14th Assembly of States Parties; and news on Central African Republic, Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo and much more.

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ICC considers Georgia investigation – key facts & reaction

Stalled domestic proceedings into alleged grave crimes have prompted the ICC prosecutor to move to open an investigation into the August 2008 armed conflict in Georgia, involving Russia, over the breakaway region of South Ossetia. Here are some key facts.

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