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From ICC to Universal Jurisdiction: the battle against impunity for sexual crimes
20.12.2016 - (Last modified: 31.01.2019)
An op-ed by Valérie Paulet The relevance of universal jurisdiction for torture or genocide has been widely acknowledged...
International Day for Human Rights: persisting and persevering
An op-ed by Giorgio Malinverni We celebrate the International Day for Human Rights at the close of a rough year for int...
Call it for what it is: why rejecting the term “genocide” is not merely a legal debate
Bosnia & Herzegovina
An op-ed by Adisa Fisic On the 68th anniversary of the Convention against Genocide, Bosnia and Herzegovina is still str...
France convicts Rwandan national for genocide, other States should follow its example
An op-ed by Sandra Delval The District Court of Bobigny (France) upheld a guilty verdict against Pascal Simbikangwa for...
ICC withdrawals: international justice needs our unbending support
01.11.2016 - (Last modified: 07.11.2016)
An op-ed by Philip Grant South Africa’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC), followed closely by Gam...
The case of Kumar Lama is actually good news for international justice
04.10.2016 - (Last modified: 31.01.2019)
An Op-Ed by Valérie Paulet Despite his acquittal, the trial of Colonel Ku...
Nepal: the shapes of impunity
06.09.2016 - (Last modified: 27.02.2017)
An op-ed by Helena Rodríguez-Bronchú Carceller “It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless th...
Enforced Disappearances: didn't we say ‘never again’?
29.08.2016 - (Last modified: 03.11.2016)
An Op-Ed by Gabriella Citroni 40 years of struggle against enforced disappearances have resulted in mea...
Burundi’s missed opportunity risks closing off dialogue
08.08.2016 - (Last modified: 27.09.2016)
An op-ed by Pamela Capizzi Burundi deserted its examination before the United Nations Committee against Torture (CAT) m...
International justice is necessary but limited
12.07.2016 - (Last modified: 27.02.2017)
On 17 July, the world will celebrate International Justice Day. But justice on an international level is not the only a...
DRC: "I am filing a complaint in the memory of my husband, Pascal Kabungulu"
26.05.2016 - (Last modified: 01.03.2017)
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Introduction Déborah Kitumaini Kasiba is the widow of eminent human rights defender, Pascal Kabungulu, who was assassin...
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