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ICC ruling on South Africa and al-Bashir: pragmatism wins the day

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has finally handed down it’s highly anticipated judgment on South Africa’s failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir. In a somewhat surprising decision, the court’s pre-trial chamber ruled that South Africa had failed to comply with its obligations as a signatory to the  975 more words

Transnational Justice Matters: An ICC Overview

By Rakesh Roshan*

On 1st July 2017, the International Criminal Court completed 15 years. While there are 24 cases that have been brought before the Court, it has only managed to convict 4 individuals in all these years, but it is hoped that it carries to deliver universal justice in an unprecedented manner. 1,727 more words

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#dailyupdate: on love and brokenness

If there is any one quote outside of the Bible and portions of the Rome Statute, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights that I have gone back to multiple times, it would be this one by C.S. 101 more words


Despite calls at the UN, Australia supports impunity for sexual violence in war

Last week, Amal Clooney delivered a powerful speech to the UN calling for an international investigation into the crimes perpetrated by Da’esh in Iraq. Clooney said “the UN was created as the world’s way of saying ‘never again’ to the genocide perpetrated by the Nazis” and reminded the General Assembly of the extent of the crimes perpetrated by Da’esh. 581 more words


Australian Offshore Detention Centers


Global Legal Action Network (GLAN)

Stanford International Human Rights Clinic (SIHRC)

Ferrovial, a large Spanish infrastructure company


GLAN and SIHRC have submitted a petition to the International Criminal Court alleging that Australia’s offshore immigration detention centers constitute a crime against humanity. 639 more words


The Results Of Russian Withdrawal From The Rome Statute

It was expressed in a statement made by the International Criminal Court that Russian annexation of Crimea is a military crisis between Russia and Ukraine, and that with this act Russia violated the territorial integrity of Ukraine. 809 more words


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

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