Category Archives: Guest Posts

Intimidated Witnesses, ICC Judges, and ‘Justice’ – Mission Creep or a Revolution Long Overdue?

Claire Smith and Fanni Andristyak join JiC for this post on ongoing efforts to ensure that witnesses at the International Criminal Court are adequately protected. Claire is currently at the UNESCO Secretariat examining the protection of cultural heritage in armed … Continue reading

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A Threat to Justice – Ruto Decision a Cautionary Tale on ICC Independence

Elizabeth Evenson joins JiC for this take on recent developments in the cases against Kenya’s William Ruto and Joshua Arap Sang as well as the political appeasement of Kenya by states at the International Criminal Court. Elizabeth is senior international … Continue reading

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Mattresses and “Democratic Bombs”: Charles Blé Goudé in his Own Words

Sophie T. Rosenberg joins JiC once again for her analysis of ICC-indictee Charles Blé Goudé’s recently published book. For her previous post on Laurent Gbagbo’s book, please see here. At the end of his book, which very few people even … 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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A Tug of War for Justice — Confusion over Complementarity and Cooperation in the Congo

Patryk I. Labuda joins JiC for this timely and important update on critical events relating to international criminal justice in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Patryk is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarity, Democratic Republic of Congo, Germain Katanga, Guest Posts, International Criminal Court (ICC), International Criminal Justice, Rwanda, Thomas Lubanga | Tagged | 3 Comments

The ICC, A Victims’ Court? It Could Happen

Stephen Smith Cody joins JiC for this post discussing a recently released, timely, and must-read report on victim’s expectations with, and engagement at, the ICC: The Victim’s Court – A Study of 622 Victim Participants at the International Criminal Court. Many victims … Continue reading

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The Price of War – Economic Crimes and Justice in the Central African Republic

Alain-Guy Sipowo join JiC for this post on the need to address economic crimes and injustice in the Central African Republic. Alain-Guy is Social Science and Humanities Research Council fellow at the McGill Centre on Human Rights and Legal Pluralism. … Continue reading

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