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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Prosecutor opens preliminary examination in Palestine

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda announced today that she has opened a preliminary examination into the situation in Palestine since 13 June 2014. This follows Palestine’s declaration accepting the Court’s jurisdiction since that date and its accession to the ICC Rome Statute … Continue reading

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More communication needed to maximize impact of ICC preliminary examinations

Preliminary examinations (PEs) are carried out by the ICC prosecutor to determine whether to open a full investigation. They are also designed to deter possible violence and spur national prosecutions of grave crimes. Civil society is now calling on the … Continue reading

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