Tag Archives: Burundi

UN to Burundi: protect ethnic minorities from violence; stop reprisals on civil society

The World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) has highlighted UN calls for Burundi to cease reprisals against civil society advocating for domestic and international justice in the country, where the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor is conducting a preliminary examination into alleged Rome Statute … Continue reading

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Civil society welcomes ICC move in Burundi

In a move welcomed by the families of suspected disappeared and civil society, the International Criminal Court (ICC)’s prosecutor has opened a preliminary examination into the situation in Burundi to determine whether reports of grave international crimes since April last year … Continue reading

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Security Council urged to support Libya investigation

With violence escalating in Libya, civil society is calling for new ICC investigations into potential war crimes and crimes against humanity. But in a report to the UN Security Council this week, the ICC prosecutor said the international community must do much more to … Continue reading

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Prosecutor warns against Burundi election violence

Perpetrators of violence ahead of elections in Burundi risk prosecution, the ICC prosecutor warned last week.

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