Tag Archives: Mali

GlobalJustice Weekly – Justice for Timbuktu destruction | States: Ratify ICC cooperation treaty

The latest in Global Justice news: Malian Islamist Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi sentenced to nine years imprisonment; states invited to ratify international justice cooperation treaty; Amnesty International publishes new paper on human rights in international justice; Colombia rejects peace deal with … Continue reading

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Al Mahdi sentenced to nine years at ICC: Explanation and reaction to Timbuktu destruction trial

In a historic first before the International Criminal Court (ICC) last week, Malian Islamist Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi was found guilty and sentenced to nine years in prison for the destruction of religious and historic buildings in Timbuktu. The landmark trial … Continue reading

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The ICC’s role in prosecuting and deterring war crime attacks on cultural heritage

In anticipation of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) upcoming trial against Mr. Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi, its first to focus on the war crime of attacks against cultural heritage, the American Bar Association Center for Human Rights, its International … 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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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Nigerian girls still not brought back

Accountability is urgently needed for continuing grave crimes against Nigerian women and girls civil society said this week—the anniversary of the Boko Haram kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls in the northern Nigerian town of Chibok, many of whom remain missing.

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