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Intersex, Outcast - The Limits of Gender at the International Criminal Court

Laura Nacyte joins JiC for this post on the limited conceptualization of gender in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Laura is an MSc graduate of Global Security from the University of Glasgow where she wrote the dissertation “The Copenhagen School Meets International Law: Has the International Criminal Court Impeded the Securitisation of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence?”. 1,058 more words

International Criminal Court (ICC)

ICC to launch probe into US war crimes in Afghanistan: Report

Press TV – November 1, 2016

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is preparing to launch an investigation of a range of possible war crimes in Afghanistan, including those committed by US troops, according to a new report.

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United States

A Minor Loophole in the ICC?

Daniel Huchla

Imagine: In the midst of an armed conflict, a mass of unarmed women and children in a remote village have been unceremoniously executed by armed forces. 1,126 more words

South Africa to quit troubled UN war crimes court

PRETORIA (Reuters) – South Africa said on Friday it was quitting the International Criminal Court (ICC) because membership conflicted with diplomatic immunity laws, dealing a new blow to the struggling court and angering the political opposition. 82 more words


Another first at the ICC: convictions for offences against the administration of justice

This year has been a year of firsts for the International Criminal Court (ICC). The ICC delivered its first conviction for sexual violence (including based on… 907 more words


ICC Extends its hands over Environmental Law (Sept. 15, 2016)


  • 15th September, 2016 was a big day for the environment caretakers as International Criminal Court (ICC) announced and decided to start investigating environmental crimes under the purview of International Law.
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Green News

Shifting Focus: The ICC looks to Prosecute Environmental Crimes

Jasmine Pope

The International Criminal Court (ICC) was created as a result of the Rome Statute. The ICC was not set up to replace domestic court systems. 1,090 more words