Tag Archives: Syria

#GlobalJustice Weekly – Preparing for justice for Syria | New ICC home to open

In Global Justice news this week: Evidence mounts on alleged human rights abuses in Syria prompting renewed discussions on accountability; the ICC prosecutor reportedly entered an advanced stage of her preliminary examination in Nigeria; the opposition leader as well as members of … Continue reading

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Justice and the Syrian crisis

Atrocities committed with impunity have had an untold human impact in Syria, set its development back almost four decades, and fueled the biggest refugee exodus since the Second World War. Justice must be part of the response to the crisis … Continue reading

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Atrocities. Impunity. Refugees

Dear Reader, This year’s Global Justice Monitor arrives just in time for the opening of the annual session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP), the ICC’s governing body. In this expanded 47th edition of our annual flagship publication, it … Continue reading

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UN Security Council: The responsibility not to veto

In this guest post, Angela Patnode of the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect, writes that two initiatives being presented at the UN this week can increase the political cost, and isolation, of permanent members of the Security Council … Continue reading

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Temple destruction in Syria a ‘war crime’ | Ntaganda ICC trial opened

This week’s destruction of the Temple of Bel in Palmyra, Syria, by the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) is “an intolerable crime against civilization” and a “war crime” according to UNESCO’s Director-General, Irina Bokova.

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