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Nigerian civil society calls on lawmakers to pass international crimes bill

The Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court has called on the country’s national assembly to immediately pass a bill that would domesticate the ICC Rome Statute into national law. The Crimes Against Humanity, War Crimes, Genocide and Related Offences … Continue reading

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – ICC prosecutor, civil society condemn Boko Haram attacks

This week, ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda condemned the mass kidnapping of almost 300 Nigerian schoolgirls by the Boko Haram insurgent group last month, calling for the perpetrators to be held accountable. The group’s leader has admitted to the kidnapping and threatened to sell the … Continue reading

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