Category Archives: Arab Spring

ICC Says No to Opening Investigation in Egypt

Ever since the Arab Spring and the overthrow of the Hosni Mubarak regime, Egypt has had a rather fluctuant and controversial political relationship with the International Criminal Court (ICC). Today, that relationship took yet another turn. Earlier this year, a number of … Continue reading

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Transitional Justice and the Arab Spring – A ‘Webinar’

Dear readers, For anyone interested, please tune in to a ‘webinar’ on Transitional Justice and the Arab Spring from 11:30 – 13:00 EST (16:30-18:00 GMT) tomorrow, Monday, October 15. There is a great list of participants and it promises to be … Continue reading

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Distinctly Arab? Questions about Transitional Justice and the Arab Spring (Part II)

This is the second of a two-part post on transitional justice and the Arab Spring, by Kirsten Fisher. In her first post, Kirsten placed the Arab Spring and transitional justice in a historical context and posed critical questions regarding how … Continue reading

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Distinctly Arab? Questions about Transitional Justice and the Arab Spring (Part I)

Kirsten Fisher joins JiC for this timely and fascinating two-part post on the Arab Spring and Transitional Justice. Kirsten is the Gordon F. Henderson Post Doctoral Fellow at the University of Ottawa’s Human Rights Research and Education Centre and an affiliated … Continue reading

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