Tag Archives: Palestine

#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Ntaganda trial opens next week

The long-awaited opening of the trial of militia leader Bosco Ntaganda at the ICC is a significant step in the fight against impunity and sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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Amid ICC examination, UN Gaza panel finds evidence of war crimes

A new UN report says that both Israel and Palestinian armed groups likely committed war crimes during the 2014 Gaza conflict. It calls on governments to ensure individual accountability by supporting the ICC’s preliminary examination into the situation.

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Get the latest news from the Middle East & North Africa

Palestine’s decision to join the ICC in late 2014 capped off a turbulent year in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), a region beset by conflict and frequent allegations of human rights abuses. In the latest issue of Al-Mahkamah, … Continue reading

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ICC Rome Statute enters into force in Palestine

The ICC Rome Statute officially entered into force for Palestine this week, marking an important step towards accountability and justice for victims in one of the world’s longest-running conflicts.

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The year ahead at the ICC

2015 is set to be a busy year for the ICC. Two new trials will open, a new president will be elected and seven new judges will come on board. At year’s end, the Court will make the long-awaited move … Continue reading

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