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26 April 2011 by -

The UN Security Council must investigate "mass killings" by security forces in Syria that may warrant prosecution by the International Criminal Court, an eminent jurists' group said on Sunday.

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said that more than 330 people have been killed in five weeks of protests after security forces fired into crowds, and activists continue to be rounded up.

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09 March 2011 by -

The International Criminal Court (ICC) issued summonses against six Kenyans to answer charges of masterminding the 2007-08 post-election violence that claimed more than 1,300 lives.

By Thijs Bouwknegt

The six, senior allies of President Mwai Kibaki and of his rival Raila Odinga, were ordered to make initial appearances in two separate hearings before the court on 7 April, four months after they were named as suspects by ICC Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo.

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04 December 2006 by -

Read here the International Justice Tribune, No. 58

Table of content:

  • International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda: Bruguière touches Arusha’s Achille heel
  • Trials in Mexico: Mexico recognizes “dirty war” crimes
  • Chapter V of our diplomatic series “Moscow’s touchy vigilance”

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27 April 2011 by -

The first trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) is about to conclude. The last defence witness in the Lubanga trial ended his testimony on April 18th, for the most part in private session.

By Thijs Bouwknegt

Thomas Lubanga Dyilo is on trial for conscripting and using child soldiers in his militia in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2002-2003.

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28 October 2009 by -

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has been hearing evidence against Bahr Idriss Abu Garda on three charges of war crimes for an attack on peacekeepers in Darfur in 2007.

By Thijs Bouwknegt

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11 July 2011 by -

Uganda on Monday opened its first war crimes trial against a commander of the Lord's Resistance Army rebels accused of brutal civilian killings during a 20-year war in the north of the country.

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20 May 2011 by -

The President of the International Criminal Court, Judge Sang-Hyun Song says he is happy the court is strengthening its role as a permanent international body. The ICC is supported by 115 countries and is examining and investigating situations in 17 countries. Judge Song works tirelessly, lobbying for the court around the world. He told IJT what inspires him to do so.

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08 March 2011 by -

Radio Netherlands Worldwide is offering an internship of three months with its International Justice (www.internationaljustice.nl) editorial team in Hilversum.

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28 June 2011 by -

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi could end up in the dock in The Hague within months, says chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court, Luis Moreno Ocampo.

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