10 February 2010 by Thijs Bouwknegt

The ICC declined to confirm charges against Sudanese rebel leader Bahar Idriss Abu Garda on Monday, citing a lack of evidence. Abu Garda was accused of directing an attack that killed a dozen African Union peacekeepers in Sudan’s strife-torn Darfur region in 2007. Prosecutors say they will appeal the decision.

07 January 2010 by Hélène Michaud

The trial of ex-Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga Dyilo resumed last week at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. The founder and former leader of the Union of Congolese Patriots was a key player in the Ituri conflict and stands accused of using child soldiers.

10 February 2010 by Hermione Gee

The last week has seen two important developments regarding ICC prosecutions of alleged war crimes committed in Darfur. Tajeldin Abdalla Adam is a journalist with Radio Dabanga, a Netherlands based station that broadcasts to Darfur. He told the IJT what these rulings will mean for Darfuris.

18 July 2012 by -

A group of African dignitaries raise their smartphones to take photos in the Peace Palace. As they are introduced to courts of a century ago, a Ugandan Minister looks for his country’s coat of arms on an embroidered chair at the Permanent Court of Arbitration.

By Janet Anderson, The Hague

This new project—inviting justice experts from around the world—is an exercise in public diplomacy by the city and the Dutch government. Its documents describe its role as consolidating the Netherlands “as THE global centre of excellence for peace and justice”.

25 November 2009 by -

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03 March 2008 by -

Read here the International Justice Tribune, No. 84

Table of content:

  • International Criminal Court: Uganda: justice without the ICC
  • Truth Commission in Liberia: Outside the capital, the TRC draws no crowds
  • Trials in Argentina: Suspicious deaths in Argentina
  • Khmer Rouge trials in Cambodia: Duch, return to the scenes of the crime

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06 April 2011 by -

After last week's massacres, the International Criminal Court prosecutor is looking for a way to intervene in Ivory Coast. Luis Moreno Ocampo said on Wednesday that "widespread or systematic killings" in Ivory Coast may trigger a formal investigation.

By Thijs Bouwknegt, The Hague

13 April 2011 by -

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04 May 2011 by -

ICC chief prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that he will seek three arrest warrants for crimes against humanity in Libya.

By Thijs Bouwknegt

Ocampo said crimes such as the murder and persecution of civilians were still being carried out by Moammar Gaddafi's regime. He did not name the targets of the warrants.

09 September 2011 by -

Interpol has issued Red Notices for Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi, his son Saif Al-islam Gaddafi and former director of military intelligence Abdullah Al-Senussi. The Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Luis Moreno Ocampo, requested the world police body to issue internationally wanted persons notices against the Libyan nationals for alleged crimes against humanity, including murder and persecution.

The Red Notices have been circulated to all of INTERPOL’s 188 member countries and include essential identifying and judicial information.