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Some Quick Reflections on the Gbagbo Acquittal at the ICC

Over the last few days, I have had the opportunity to contribute to a few articles and programmes covering the acquittal of former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo and his political ally Charles Blé Goudé at the International Criminal Court (ICC). … Continue reading

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As Battle over Victor’s Justice Looms, Maybe the ICC Should Let Côte d’Ivoire Prosecute Simone Gbagbo

Unless there are any delays, and let’s face there are almost always delays, the trial of Côte d’Ivoire’s former First Lady will begin at the end of this month. Simone Gbagbo faces charges of crimes against humanity as a result … Continue reading

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A Portrait from The Hague: All You Need to Know About What Laurent Gbagbo Wants You to Know

Not all ICC indictees spend their days awaiting trial by writing self-serving biographies. But that is exactly what Laurent Gbagbo, the former President of  Côte d’Ivoire, has done. Sophie T. Rosenberg joins JiC for this  post on Gbagbo’s recently published … Continue reading

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If Simone Gbagbo ends up in The Hague, She won’t be the First

As readers will know, the ICC has unsealed an arrest warrant for Simone Gbagbo, becoming the first woman indicted by the Court. Today, Janet Anderson joins JiC for this timely background post on women who have been tried at international criminal tribunals. … Continue reading

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The ICC Nabs its First Head of State: Laurent Gbagbo Heading to The Hague

To all those who have bemoaned the International Criminal Court for its inability to lure heads of state before its judges: you have about a day or so to get it out of your system. If reports are correct, the … Continue reading

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Between Continuity and Renewal: ICC Office of the Prosecutor, 3.0

Sergey Vasiliev joins JiC for this guest-post on the future of the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. Sergey is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Criminal Law & Amsterdam Center for International Law, University of … Continue reading

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What to Look for in the Next ICC Prosecutor

Alex Whiting joins us for this latest contribution in our ongoing symposium on the Next ICC Prosecutor. Alex is the Head of Investigations at the Specialist Prosecutor’s Office. He is also a Harvard Law School Professor of Practice, former ICC and ICTY prosecutor, … Continue reading

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What can and should the next Chief Prosecutor do to improve the ICC’s investigation techniques?

Our joint symposium on the next ICC Prosecutor continues. Ewan Brown is Senior Analyst at the Commission for International Justice and Accountability; his prior service includes appointments as head of the Military Analysis Team at the ICTY-OTP, as Darfur Team … Continue reading

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Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir may finally face justice for Darfur. But the work is not yet done

Former Sudanese dictator Omar al-Bashir may soon face trial before judges of the International Criminal Court. Take a moment. Read that again. Let it sink in. The ICC shook the diplomatic world in 2009 when it issued a warrant for … Continue reading

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Could Iran Seek the International Criminal Court’s Intervention for Sanction Relief?

The following guest post, by Mohammad Hadi Zakerhossein, explores the possibility of the International Criminal Court investigating alleged harms wrought upon civilians by the U.S. sanctions regime against Iran. Mohammad is a lecturer at the University of Tehran. The views here … Continue reading

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