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20 April 2010 by -

The Dutch Supreme Court has overturned the acquittal of businessman Guus Kouwenhoven who is accused of supplying arms to former Liberian President Charles Taylor. The Court has ordered a retrial.

By Thijs Bouwknegt

According to the Supreme Court, the prosecutor should have had the opportunity to hear two anonymous witnesses from the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL), which is trying Charles Taylor in The Hague. 

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24 March 2010 by -

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24 February 2010 by -

The Liberian Senate has for the second time rejected six individuals nominated by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to serve as commissioners on the Independent National Human Rights Commission of Liberia (INHCR).

By Thijs Bouwknegt

The creation of the INHCR was mandated in 2005 to promote and protect human rights in post-conflict Liberia, and oversee implementation of the country’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) final report. The TRC catalogued human rights abuses committed during Liberia’s two decades of conflict.

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07 October 2011 by -

The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize is awarded jointly to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman "for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work".

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2011 is to be divided in three equal parts between Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.

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21 January 2008 by -

Read here the International Justice Tribune, No. 81

Table of content:

  • Trials in Belgium: The risks of a genocide trial
  • Truth Commission in Liberia: Liberians exhume the catalogue of horrors
  • Universal jurisdiction in Canada: Time for the defense marathon
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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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17 March 2008 by -

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Table of content:

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21 January 2008 by -

Read here the International Justice Tribune, No. 81

Table of content:

  • Procès en Belgique: Les risques d’une poursuite pour génocide
  • Commission vérité au Libéria: Les Libériens exhument le bréviaire de l’horreur
  • Compétence universelle au Canada: Place au marathon de la défense
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04 February 2008 by -

Read here the International Justice Tribune, No. 82

Table of content:

  • Truth Commission in Liberia: Liberian commission getting close to big guns
  • Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia: Haradinaj: the end of a trial of exceptions

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09 July 2007 by -

Read here the International Justice Tribune, No. 71

Table of content:

  • Iraqi High Tribunal: Without Saddam,Anfal trial elicits little reaction
  • Liberia: Liberian Truth Commission at a standstill
  • Trials in the former Yugoslavia: Prosecutors without borders

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