Tag Archives: Africa

#GlobalJustice Weekly – New ICC courtrooms heating up

The International Criminal Court’s new permanent premises has arrived just in time. 2016 is shaping up to be one of the busiest years yet for the Court. January alone will see hearings in cases related to alleged grave crimes in … 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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Togo: Adopt law to fight atrocity crimes

The president of Togo should urge parliament to pass a long-delayed bill on a new criminal code to allow for prosecutions of atrocity crimes. Add your voice now.

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#GlobalJustice Weekly – Bemba II trial opens | Timbuktu destruction suspect arrested

In global justice news this week: First ICC witness tampering trial opens; Timbuktu destruction suspect arrested; and ICC news from the Democratic Republic of Congo; Cote d’Ivoire; Colombia; Guinea; Ukraine and more.

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Improving victim participation in the Ongwen case: lessons from Lubanga

In this guest post from Humanity United, Jeanne Elone of TrustAfrica reflects on victim participation at the ICC, and how it may be improved in the upcoming Ongwen case. She argues that by drawing on experiences from the Lubanga case, victims could have … Continue reading

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