Category Archives: Elections

2013: A Decisive Year for Kenya — and the ICC

Andrea Russell joins JiC for this fascinating guest-post on the potential implications of the ICC’s intervention on Kenya’s upcoming Presidential elections. Andrea teaches International Criminal Law at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where she also serves as Executive … Continue reading

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Taking Bensouda’s Reins: Who Will Take Over as the ICC Deputy Prosecutor?

Readers are likely well aware that Fatou Bensouda became the ICC’s Chief Prosecutor earlier this year. Before becoming Prosecutor, Bensouda had previously served as the ICC’s Deputy Prosecutor under Luis Moreno-Ocampo. Now, however, it is time for the Office of … Continue reading

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ICC Charges Four of Six Suspects in Kenya Situation

Yesterday, on the 23rd of January 2012, the Pre-Trial Chamber II (PTC II) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued its long awaited decisions (here and here) whether or not it would confirm the Prosecutor’s charges against six suspects allegedly … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the 10th Session of the Assembly of States Parties to the ICC

Teddy reports for JiC from New York, where the Assembly of States Parties’ meetings are currently under way. His focus in this post is on the complex process of electing six new ICC judges. Enjoy!  Thoughts from the 10th Session of … Continue reading

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International Justice Day: Some Thoughts on The Year Ahead for the ICC

Greetings from Gulu, northern Uganda and happy International Justice Day to readers of Justice in Conflict! Predicting which issues the Court will face in the next year may be a futile effort. Who, at this time last year, would have … Continue reading

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Will Kenya’s Most Wanted Walk the Walk or just Talk the Talk?

On the same day that the ICC summoned six senior Kenyan officials to appear before the Court to face charges linked to post-election violence in 2007/2008, Kenya officially asked the UN Security Council to suspend the ICC investigation under Article … Continue reading

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