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Is enough being done to protect ICC witnesses?

The past weeks have seen several witnesses withdraw from the ICC prosecutor’s case against Deputy Kenyan President William Ruto and Kenyan journalist Joshua Sang, saying they are afraid to testify. While witness support and protection is the ICC’s primary responsibility, … Continue reading

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Bringing CIA torture to justice

In this post from openDemocracy’s States of Impunity project, Andreas Schüller of the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights discusses how global civil society has been fighting on multiple fronts to chip away at the impunity of the world’s … Continue reading

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – No fly zone for Sudan president

In a welcome rebuke to fugitives from international justice, Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir cancelled a visit to Indonesia this week, reportedly after several countries denied him access to their airspace.

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Calls for justice mount in UN human rights discussions

The fight against impunity is getting ever more attention in UN discussions on governments improving their human rights frameworks. Learn how we’re keeping the pressure on.

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The surprising impact of the Rome Statute in India

In this guest post from openGlobalRights, Usha Ramanathan describes how, despite the fact that India has not joined the ICC, the Rome Statute has proved useful in pushing for law reform that would put an end to decades of impunity for … Continue reading

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