Category Archives: Middle East/North Africa

10 cultural landmarks destroyed in conflict

With the International Criminal Court (ICC) set to open its first trial for the destruction of UNESCO listed buildings in Mali’s Timbuktu, we bring you 10 examples of historic, religious and cultural structures destroyed in conflict through the ages.

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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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#GlobalJustice Weekly—Endless violence in Libya

In global justice news this week: The ICC Prosecutor addresses the UN Security Council on Libya’s “seemingly endless cycle of violence”; Amnesty International calls for rejection of Kenyan and South African agenda proposals for the 14th Assembly of States Parties; … 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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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Libya verdicts spark international condemnation

This week, a Libyan court convicted Saif Gaddafi, Abdullah Al-Senussi and seven other former government officials and sentenced them to death. In response to the verdict, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda asked judges to order Libya not to execute Gaddafi and … Continue reading

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