ICC probes Kenya violence
Investigators of The Hague’s International Criminal Court (ICC) have travelled to Kenya to probe the country’s post-election violence,a move welcomed by a number of local organisations.
UN immmunity in Srebrenica case
The United Nations and the Dutch state cannot be prosecuted for failing to protect Bosnian victims of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide, a Dutch appeals court ruled last week, rejecting a suit filed by a victims rights’ group.
ECHR looks at Italy’s asylum policy
The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg is considering a landmark lawsuit filed by 23 asylum seekers against the Italian state, which in the past year has intercepted boats filled with potential migrants in international waters and shipping them off to Libya.
“Fake child soldiers” at Lubanga trial
Catherine Mabille and Marc Desalliers represent former Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, who stands trial at The Hague’s International Criminal Court (ICC) for conscripting and using child soldiers. The lawyers have complained about ongoing problems during the trial.