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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Action needed over Al-Bashir

The South African government’s failure to arrest fugitive Omar al-Bashir should be strongly addressed by the country’s judicial system, ICC member states and the UN Security Council, over 30 African civil society organizations said in a statement today.

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ASP13 resumed session: Pangalangan elected as judge

Today, at the 13th resumed session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the ICC, states parties held an election to fill a judicial vacancy on the ICC’s bench. After two rounds of voting, Dr. Raul Pangalangan of the … Continue reading

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New ICC judge to be elected this week

This week, the ICC’s governing body will convene for a special session to fill a vacancy on the Court’s judges’ bench.

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Challenges ahead for new ICC presidency

The election last month of three female judges to the ICC presidency has been welcomed as a milestone for the Court—and for gender equality in international institutions. Many challenges now lie ahead.

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Meet the ICC’s new judges

Six new ICC judges will be sworn-in at a ceremony in The Hague on 10 March. Elected last December, the new judges will play a central role in shaping international justice over the next decade. So who are they?

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