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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

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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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

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