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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Bemba trial ends as witness-tampering charges confirmed

Closing statements were heard this week in the trial of Jean-Pierre Bemba, with prosecutors asking judges to convict the former Congolese politician and defense counsel asking for an acquittal. Bemba is charged with two counts of crimes against humanity and three counts of war … Continue reading

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Civil society calls for Palestine to join ICC amid continuing conflict in Gaza

This week, amid ongoing violence in Gaza, the Palestinian Authority announced plans to join the ICC, but gave no timetable for when it would occur. The announcement came after Palestinian officials filed a complaint to the ICC accusing Israel of war crimes.

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Libyan court postpones trial of Saif Gaddafi, other former officials

After ICC appeals judges ruled last week that Saif Gaddafi should be tried in The Hague, domestic proceedings against Gaddafi, former intelligence chief Abdullah Al-Senussi and dozens of other former government officials continued on Sunday before the trial was postponed to 22 June. Both the prosecution and … Continue reading

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