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Fresh developments at both ICC and ICJ on Myanmar, in discussion with Priya Pillai. Plus US sanctions against the ICC prosecutor.
Can one person make such a big impact on the world? Sir Nigel Rodley was an activist lawyer. We talk about a documentary inspiring audiences on human rights.
Private investigators collected evidence of atrocity crimes in places like Syria. Nerma Jelacic of CIJA explains what’s happening to that evidence now.
How can the ICC take on alleged crimes against the Uighur Muslim community when China is not a member and would it be a good idea?
Who will be the next ICC prosecutor? Chair of the selection committee for candidates Sabine Nolke discusses how they made their choice of four people.
An Executive Order by US president Donald Trump threatens sanctions on investigators and more at the International Criminal Court
Sabrina Mahtani has been monitoring worldwide what’s been happening to prisoners. And, despite the obvious dangers they face in confined spaces, she sees the positive developments being driven by this Covid-19 crisis.
Felicien Kabuga, on the run for 25 years and one of the few last alleged masterminds of the 1994 Rwandan genocide has been arrested, but where will he face trial?
A couple of countries have said they are going to withdraw from a part of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights. What is it and Why does it matter? ? Misha Plagis and Alice Banens fill us in.
A German court in Koblenz is hearing a landmark crimes against humanity case against two people alleged to be former Syrian intelligence officials. We spoke to Balkees Jarrah and Sara Kayyali from HRW on this huge news of the first time the Syrian state apparatus is on trial.
Starving people to win a war is a crime. But what kind of evidence is needed to prosecute it? Barrister Catriona Murdoch explains.
Most of the world is in some form of restriction of movement because of COVID-19, so here are a variety of podcasts to while away the hours.
Our first live podcast with Alix Vuillemin and Dieneke de Vos on sexual harassment in international institutions #IWD2020.
Sharon Nakandha, transitional justice expert, explains how communities in northern Uganda see the trial of LRA commander Dominic Ongwen at the ICC. ,
Is it possible to get accountability for alleged war crimes in Yemen? Could European arms exporters be held responsible for the damage their bombs have done?
Lisa Clifford uses the story of DRC convicted war criminal Germain Katanga to explore punishment at the ICC and forgiveness from victims.
Stephanie and Janet chat with Priya Pillai and Melanie O’Brien about the ICJ’s order of emergency measures against Myanmar in the Rohingya genocide case
Myanmar activists explain why they do their work and what it’s like behind the scenes explaining The Hague to victim communities.
Why is targeting cultural heritage a war crime? In the midst of the Iran – US conflict, international lawyer Polina Levina explains.
This has been extraordinary week at the International Court of Justice where lawyers argued about Gambia’s request for provisional measures against Myanmar under the Genocide Convention to protect the Rohingya muslim minority.
Janet and Stephanie wrap up the annual meeting of the International Criminal Court – the ASP – with help from Emma Bakkum of PILPG, who has been monitoring discussions about a new strategic review.
Stephanie and Janet talk about whether judges will allow the ICC prosecutor to open an investigation in Afghanistan, which could open the way to tackle CIA torture programmes.
There’s plenty to cover at the ICC’s annual meeting. Janet and Stephanie recap the first day.
Janet and Stephanie explore the U.K.’s investigation into alleged war crimes committed in Iraq by British forces and the ICC probe into the same crimes with Carla Ferstman and hear from the UK’s director of service prosecutions Andrew Cayley