Category Archives: victims protection

What is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

In this post  from RightsInfo, Karina Weller examines the role of the ground-breaking document that set the world on the path to an international criminal law.

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Questions abound in Uganda on Ongwen ICC trial

In this post from International Justice Monitor, Sharon Nakandha reflects on the International Criminal Court’s first outreach session in Lukodi in northern Uganda following the decision to send former Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen to trial.

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Côte d’Ivoire: Building trust a must for ICC

With the highly politicized crimes against humanity trial of ex-Côte d’Ivoire president Laurent Gbagbo and ally Charles Blé Goudé opening in The Hague this week, the need for effective ICC outreach and communication in the country has never been greater. … Continue reading

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Is enough being done to protect ICC witnesses?

The past weeks have seen several witnesses withdraw from the ICC prosecutor’s case against Deputy Kenyan President William Ruto and Kenyan journalist Joshua Sang, saying they are afraid to testify. While witness support and protection is the ICC’s primary responsibility, … Continue reading

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