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"Without justice in Syria, there will never be peace and thus no future."


© AFP/File | Del Ponte made the shock announcement earlier this month that she would resign from the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria… 476 more words

Lack of support


The resignation of veteran war crimes investigator Carla Del Ponte from the UN’s Independent Commission of Inquiry on Syria is a serious setback for efforts to bring war criminals to justice. 287 more words


Column: On the ICC and Duterte's 'sensitivity'

Published on May 23, 2017.

On April 24, lawyer Jude Sabio submitted a “communication” to the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, seeking an investigation into crimes against humanity allegedly masterminded or committed by President Duterte and 11 other officials. 696 more words

Readings In Politics

Nicolas Maduro accused of crimes against humanity

Last week, Colombian Senator Iván Duque delivered a document to the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague accusing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of crimes against humanity. 471 more words

South America

Palestinian Civilians in Revolt: The ICC and Al Aqsa

Julie Webb-Pullman

Source: TeleSUR

Israeli authorities routinely violate the Fourth Geneva Convention, transferring nearly 60 percent of Palestinian child detainees from occupied territory to prisons inside Israel. 1,300 more words


Gaza civilians demand action from the ICC

Palestinian victims today urged the Prosecutor of the ICC to move her preliminary examination of Palestine into a full investigation, with a complaint drafted by 40 lawyers from the Gaza Bar representing some 50 Palestinian trade unions, associations and civil society organizations plus 448 individual victims. 527 more words


Deterring Atrocities: Assessing the ICC on Justice Day

Authors’ Note: This article is based on the authors’ research in International Organization (2016) and Performance of International Courts and Tribunals (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming). 1,037 more words