24 April 2006 by -

Read here the International Justice Tribune, No. 45

Table of content:

  • République démocratique du Congo: Sept militaires condamnés
  • Pérou: Le double jeu de Fujimori
  • République Centrafricaine: Feu vert pour la CPI
  • Cour pénale internationale: La défense en territoire inconnu

Click here to download the IJT, No. 45

07 April 2008 by Bessan Vikou

The official opening of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) is an "irreversible process", affirmed United Nations Legal Counsel Nicolas Michel. Despite the ongoing political crisis in Lebanon—which has been without a president since November 24, 2007—the Western members of the Security Council are today committed to going all the way [IJT-68-69-70].

08 October 2007 by Erika Kinetz

Despite some recent progress, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) has come under bracing public scrutiny for administrative and leadership failures on both the national and international sides of this unique hybrid tribunal. Two stark assessments — one by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the other by two UN experts — have leaked out to the public over the last two weeks and put the tribunal under increasing pressure to reform.

24 April 2006 by Thierry Cruvellier

Three weeks after the Special Court for Sierra Leone requested that former Liberian president Charles Taylor be tried in The Hague, Taylor's transfer is still facing several obstacles. The guarantees required by the Netherlands are not in place; Taylor's lawyer is objecting, while Sierra Leoneans are divided over the issue and some members of the Dutch parliament are opposed to the transfer. Robin Vincent, who set up and led the Special Court's administration in Freetown from July 2002 to September 2005, analyzes some of the financial and strategic consequences of transferring the trial to a courtroom rented from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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