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Victim Participation at the ICC – What’s the Deal?

Today, at the Assembly of States Parties conference in The Hague, the issue of victim’s participation will take centre stage. We’re thus thrilled to have regular JiC contributor Chris Tenove join JiC today to share his remarkable research and analysis … Continue reading

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Impending Disaster? The ICC in Kenya and Africa

Dear readers, I recently had the pleasure and honour to write a brief article for the UNA-UK’s publication New World on what the election of Kenyatta and Ruto in Kenya means for the ICC. For anyone interested, the full article … Continue reading

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The UN says Nuh-Uh to Mediators Talking with ICC Indictees?

Should we negotiate with individuals suspected of having committed the most egregious international crimes? This question goes to the very heart of the “peace versus justice” debate and has long been hotly contested. On the one hand, most in the … Continue reading

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Welcoming new JiC Co-Author, Alana Tiemessen!

Dear Readers, It is with great pleasure and excitement that I introduce to you, Alana Tiemessen, who has joined JiC as a new co-author. Many will already be familiar with Alana’s work on transitional justice, international criminal justice and lawfare … Continue reading

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Syria: Appeasement in Disguise?

Andrew Jillions joins JiC for another thought-provoking guest post on responses to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Syria. Enjoy! Kofi Annan was in New York yesterday to brief the Security Council on the mess that is Syria. But whatever (limited) … Continue reading

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The Lack of Context in Discussions of Justice in Conflicts

International criminal law and transitional justice are highly dynamic fields. 2011 has yet again demonstrated this by its sheer eventfulness. The year started by the extradition of Callixte Mbarushimana to the ICC in January. A sealed arrest warrant had been … Continue reading

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Beyond Darfur: The ICC and Sudan’s Converging Regional Crises

If everything had gone according to script in international politics, Sudan would have been on the top of the international agenda for most of the first half of the year 2011. The independence referendum in Southern Sudan took place from … Continue reading

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The “Crown Jewel” of Justice in Libya: Senussi, not Saif

Since the NATO-backed rebellion in Libya began to sweep away at the four-decade rule of Muammar Gaddafi, the international attention (deficit disorder) paid to Libya has tended to only concentrate on one of the Tripoli Three at a time. For … Continue reading

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Justice in Conflicts: What’s all the Fuss About?

When I first found this blog, weeks before becoming a regular author, I was excited. I thought it covered an angle of the transitional justice debate that had so far been neglected, and I would like to take the time … Continue reading

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Conflicting Impulses: The Debate on Amnesties in the Case of Uganda’s Thomas Kwoyelo and Beyond

This past summer, Uganda did something it had never done before: it put a rebel from the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) on trial for international crimes. The trial of Thomas Kwoyelo marked yet another fascinating twist in Uganda’s experience … Continue reading

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