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13 April 2010 by -

"Nations that supply terrorists with nuclear secrets or material should be prosecuted by a special tribunal," says outgoing Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende. And he believes the ideal location for such an international nuclear court would be The Hague. But, isn't there already an international court in The Hague with the power to try international lawbreakers?

By Thijs Bouwknegt

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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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04 May 2010 by -

International judges and prosecutors claim to do their utmost to ensure that the practice of international criminal law satisfies fundamental principles. In practice, however, those principles often take second place to notions of human and humanitarian rights.

By Heikelina Verijn Stuart

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18 May 2010 by -

Amnesty International has called on the United Nations to investigate human rights violations during the final months of the war between the Tamil Tigers and the Sri Lankan government army.

Johan van Slooten

During the final stages of the 25-year war, which ended one year ago this month, tens of thousands of civilians were killed or displaced, but the UN has so far failed to launch an official inquiry into possible - war - crimes, Amnesty claims.

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24 February 2010 by -

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27 January 2010 by -

The 98th edition of the International Justice Tribune is now available. You can read it here.

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13 April 2010 by -

After months of delay, the genocide trial against former President Radovan Karadžić in the Hague last week started hearing the first testimonies by witnesses about atrocities committed during the 1992-95 Bosnian war.

By Linawati Sidarto

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24 March 2010 by -

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21 April 2010 by -

The 104th edition of the International Justice Tribune is now available. You can read it here.

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13 January 2010 by -

The 97th edition of the International Justice Tribune is now available. You can read it here.

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