Category Archives: Asia

Indonesia and the False Promise of International Justice

Indonesia continues to have a contentious relationship with international justice. Now, “politics” is being blamed for Indonesia’s waning support for the ICC and ratification of the Rome Statute. According to this article out of the Jakarta Post, the ICC is … Continue reading

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South Asia’s First War Crimes Criminal Tribunal

JiC is happy to welcome Dawood Ahmed as a guest-poster. Dawood is a Solicitor (non-practicing) and a research associate at the Center on Law and Globalization. In his first post at JiC, Dawood introduces some of the key challenges facing … Continue reading

Posted in Amnesty, Asia, Bangladesh, Human Rights, Justice, War crimes | 2 Comments

Sri Lanka and the Best Transitional Justice Joke Ever?

The final stages of the Sri Lankan civil war were particularly brutal. It has been repeatedly alleged that both the Sri Lankan government forces and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) committed war crimes. The International Crisis Group (ICG) … Continue reading

Posted in Asia, Humour, Sri Lanka, Truth and Reconciliation Commissions | 4 Comments