Category Archives: war crimes

Eight key moments in International Criminal Court history

As the Rome Statute enters its 19th year with 124 countries now party to the International Criminal Court’s (ICC’s) founding treaty, the success of the ICC and Rome Statute system of international justice is more crucial than ever before as … Continue reading

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#GlobalJustice Weekly – Civil society seeks progress with historic ICC outcome

In Global Justice news last week: ICC sentences Jean-Pierre Bemba to 18 years in prison; former UPC fighter accuses ICC suspect Ntaganda in alleged ethnic killings; Mexico and the EU strengthen cooperation in human rights field; and much more.

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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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Jean-Pierre Bemba guilty in landmark ICC trial

The guilty verdict in the International Criminal Court trial of Jean-Pierre Bemba, a Congolese politician and militia leader, is a victory for accountability under “command responsibility” and the eradication of rape as a weapon of war. Read civil society reactions.

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Georgia: A test case for the ICC’s future

In this guest post from the International Justice Monitor, Nika Jeiranashvili of the Open Society Georgia Foundation outlines the high stakes for the recently-opened ICC investigation into the 2008 South Ossetian conflict, arguing that both Georgia and Russia have much … Continue reading

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