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A string of departures from the ICC is ringing alarm bells

In this contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on the International Criminal Court, James Goldston analyzes the effect threats of leaving the ICC has on the long struggle against impunity for grave crimes. Is the Courts legitimacy in crisis?

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20 years on, civil society continues work for an effective Rome Statute system in Latin America

In this latest contribution to our 20th anniversary blog series “When hope and history rhyme”, international human rights law expert Paulina Vega highlights the crucial role of civil society in creating and maintaining an International Criminal Court (ICC) capable of delivering effective justice for … Continue reading

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#GlobalJustice Weekly – South Africa | Reparations | Bemba II | Philippines

  The latest in Global Justice news: South Africa move to withdraw from International Criminal Court (ICC) prompts international outcry; ICC approves first symbolic reparations plan for victims of Thomas Lubanga; Jean-Pierre Bemba and five others convicted of witness-tampering; ICC … Continue reading

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Reaction: South Africa ICC withdrawal move

Last Friday’s announcement by the South African government of its intention to withdraw from the ICC has prompted condemnation from local, regional and international bodies. Below

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Mandela legacy on the line as South Africa moves to leave ICC

Civil society to oppose executive attempt to withdraw from Rome Statute African and international civil society group will strongly oppose any withdrawal by South Africa from the Rome Statute of International Criminal Court (ICC) to protect decades of democracy, justice, and … Continue reading

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