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Colombia’s constrained peace process: how courts alter peace-making

In this post from Open Democracy, Sandra Broda, Courtney Hillebrecht and Alexandra Huneeus present the impact both domestic and international courts have on the local peace-making process in Colombia. The authors illustrate the growing significance of international courts in peace-making and warn of the … Continue reading

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Colombia: Will peace accord deliver justice for grave crimes?

On 15 December 2015, negotiators in Colombia published a 75-point plan detailing how justice for grave crimes committed during the country’s 50-year conflict would be implemented as part of a wider peace agreement. Some sectors of civil society have voiced … Continue reading

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#GlobalJustice Weekly: Peace and justice in Colombia?

Deal reached on justice for Colombian war crimes; Addressing political inequities resulting in uneven international justice; First ICC witness tampering trial to open; 60 new charges against Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen; ICC fugitive al-Bashir abandons plan to attend … Continue reading

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Nigeria accused of war crimes | DRC votes for ICC law

Nigeria’s military was this week accused by civil society of committing war crimes in the course of its battle with Boko Haram.

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Victims’ voices heard in Colombia peace talks

Negotiators for the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have taken a welcome step of including victims in talks that could end the country’s decades-long conflict—a move that makes the inclusion of strong, victim-centric accountability measures … Continue reading

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