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The Comoros-flagged Mavi Marmara (Photo: Flickr/yasinonat)
10 February 2015 by Janet H. Anderson, The Hague (The Netherlands)

Last week, the Comoros broke new legal ground at the International Criminal Court (ICC). Lawyers representing the African island nation challenged the prosecutor's decision to reject the demand to open an official investigation into the events surrounding Israel’s raid on a flotilla of activists attempting to run a naval blockade off the Gaza Strip in 2010.

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Biggest surprise in trial of #Guatemala ex-dictator Ríos Montt? That it's gone ahead at all, @CentAmPolMike tells IJT http://bit.ly/1EVgcZg 

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High hopes for #Romania's Nuremberg turn into fears for missed opportunity #Visinescu #RamincuSarat https://www.justicetribune.com/articles/fears-grow-trial-romanian-ex-pri... ?

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Interior of Ramincu Sarat prison in Romania (Photo: IICCMER)
09 February 2015 by Isabelle Wesselingh, Bucharest (Romania)

The first trial of a Communist-era prison commander charged with crimes against humanity [IJT-168], in a case the media have dubbed “Romania's Nuremberg”, raised great expectations. But after a few months, many people in the country still struggling to reconcile with its past have voiced disappointment.

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Ex-dictator General Efrain Rios testifying during his trial in Guatemala (Photo: Flickr/Elena Hermosa/trocaire)
09 February 2015 by Stephanie van den Berg

The trial of ex-dictator Efraín Ríos Montt [IJT-153] resumed last month in Guatemala after his 2013 genocide conviction was annulled on a technicality. The trial was set back to where it left off on 19 April 2013, when the tribunal had heard all prosecution witnesses but still needed to hear some defence witnesses and closing arguments. But just a few days after restarting, the trial ground to a halt again and was quickly suspended with no outlook on when it could resume.

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For IJT175 next week @vdbergstephanie and @SandraMilich will ask what precedent #ICJ ruling sets for Balkan #genocide claims

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Read the #ICJ #Croatia #Serbia verdict here to see the legal arguments for rejecting mutual #genocide claims: http://bit.ly/16d2dyM 

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#ICJ #Croatia #Serbia: UN judges vote 15 to 2 to dismiss Zagreb's #genocide claim, Belgrade's counterclaim dismissed unanimously

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#ICJ: Serbia's counterclaim rejected.Operation Storm (1995) that drove Serbs from Krajina region was no #genocide

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#ICJ; Croatia has 'failed to substantiate its allegations' that #genocide was committed by Serb forces in 1991-95

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