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Tightening the Noose? The Kenyan Arrest Warrant against President al-Bashir

Reuters was amongst the first to report that the Kenyan High Court had issued a domestic arrest warrant against the Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Monday, November 28. Bashir was the first head of state indicted by the International Criminal … Continue reading

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Self-Referrals and Lack of Transparency at the ICC – The Case of Northern Uganda

Nobody could know for certain how the International Criminal Court would work in practice when the Rome Statute was adopted in 1998. The first surprise was the speed at which the Statute was ratified by the 60 states necessary for … Continue reading

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The Hypocrisy of Demanding Justice Without Enforcing It

In questions of justice in conflicts authors have often described a marked divide between the interests of Western countries and the needs of the local populations directly affected by the conflict on the ground. Two prominent examples are Roy Licklider, … Continue reading

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