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IS THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT SPECIFICALLY TARGETING AFRICA?

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Discussions about the ICC happen all too frequently among young Africans. Many people are of the opinion that the ICC has not been very effective in handling international crimes, this assertion is made going by its record of convictions of the Court in the past (12) years of its existence.   1,310 more words

The Lady Herself

The International Criminal Court will never investigate Palestine’s problems

I want to start with a prediction, one I’ve made before and still subscribe to: the International Criminal Court will never open a formal investigation into the situation in Palestine. 1,349 more words

The ICC: Possible Implications for Palestine

On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, Palestine was officially admitted as the 123rd member of the International Criminal Court. Palestine originally agreed to ICC jurisdiction on… 755 more words

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2 April 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

Mladic Witness denies former commander’s involvement in killings: Former Bosnian Serb officer, Milorad Pelemis, witness for the defence, testified that he nor Ratko Mladic had been in command of soldiers who carried out a massacre at the Branjevo farm following the fall of Srebenica in 1995.  226 more words

War Crimes

In the News...Palestine formally joins ICC

The International Criminal Court (ICC) held a ceremony on 1 April 2015 at the seat of the Court in The Hague (the Netherlands) to welcome the State of Palestine as the 123rd State Party to the Rome Statute, the ICC’s founding treaty. 494 more words

Young Lawyer Blog

Palestinians Formally Join ICC

Palestine has been able to formally join the ICC as the 123rd member after their signing on and ratification to the Rome Statute in January. Their main intention is for justice against Israelis starting from June 13th 2014 in the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem. 159 more words

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