Tag Archives: Victims

The long road to gender justice

In this latest contribution to our 20th anniversary blog series When hope and history rhyme, Brigid Inder, executive director of Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice, reflects on the fight to prosecute sexual and gender-based crimes through the International Criminal Court (ICC) system of international justice.

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What role for victims in deciding ICC investigations?

In this guest post, Gaelle Carayon of REDRESS, argues that victims of grave crimes should have a greater say in the ICC prosecutor’s decisions to open investigations.

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Ongwen: Expanded charges would allow more victim participation

                      In this guest post from International Justice Monitor, Sharon Nakandha of the Open Society Justice Initiative argues that the expansion of charges against Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen will … Continue reading

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Civil society on Colombia’s peace/justice deal

Last week’s peace and justice agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) has prompted a wide range of reactions. So what is civil society saying?

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Improving victim participation in the Ongwen case: lessons from Lubanga

In this guest post from Humanity United, Jeanne Elone of TrustAfrica reflects on victim participation at the ICC, and how it may be improved in the upcoming Ongwen case. She argues that by drawing on experiences from the Lubanga case, victims could have … Continue reading

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