Justice Update – Please Appeal Me

Appeals judgments ar a chance to look at the bigger picture of legal developments at the ICC – Janet and Stephanie discuss Ntaganda sexual and gender-based crimes and modes of liability, and Gbagbo acquittal.

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Justice Update – Reparations Reality

Karine Bonneau of the Global Survivors Fund discusses the realistic prospects for reparations for Yezidi sexual violence survivors in Iraq and beyond, and Ntaganda’s victims in the DRC.

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Justice Update – Myanmar on our Minds

Janet and Stephanie talk to Yasmin Ullah, Laetitia van Assum and Mike Becker about the impact of the Myanmar coup on accountability efforts for crimes against Rohingya

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Justice Update – Israel Palestine and the ICC

Janet and Stephanie pick through the ICC prosecutor’s announcement that she will open a formal probe into war crimes committed in the Palestinian territories with Chantal Meloni, Sharon Weill and Yael Ronen.

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Justice Update – First LRA verdict

Former Ugandan rebel commander Dominic Ongwen is found guilty. Horrendous crimes. But his former child soldier status fascinates commentators.

Justice Update – Aussie Rules

A new official report says that that Australian soldiers committed war crimes in Afghanistan.  All of the victims were either civilians or prisoners of war. Rawan Arraf who heads the Australian Centre for International Justice explains what happens next.

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Justice Update – ICC omnishambles

Stephanie and Janet offer a smorgasbord of commentators to talk about all things ICC: the upcoming elections, the expert review and the U.S. sanctions

Justice Update – The Heat is On

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.

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Justice Update – Darfur case at last?

Janet and Stephanie catch up with Amal Nassar of FIDH to talk about the long wait for ICC Darfur cases after one of the fugitives hands himself in to the court

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Justice Update – Prisoners’ Dilemma

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.

Justice Update – A Small Town in Germany

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.

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Justice Update: Is Sudan’s Bashir ICC-bound?

This week it appeared that ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir might be transferred to The Hague to face charges of crimes against humanity and genocide for his army’s crackdown in Darfur.
Janet and Stephanie talk through the latest developments.

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Justice Update – Holiday Haircuts

The Haircuts celebrate this holiday season with self-indulgence and a dose of self-mockery. Plus intern Hannah gives some super recommendations on what to watch and listen to.

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Justice Update – ICJ and Myanmar Genocide

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.

Menu – The ASP Series

Welcome! During the 18th edition of the Assembly of State Parties in The Hague we created a menu of content for all those international justice junkies with a big appetite, enough to satisfy your cravings for a whole day, at least. Enjoy!

Justice Update – Dessert at the ASP

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.

Justice Update – Lunch at the ASP

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.

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Justice Update – A busy week in court

Janet calls Stephanie to see what’s been going on with the Lebanon Tribunal, the Gbagbo case at the ICC and the a case about alleged Israeli war crimes in a Dutch court

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Justice Update – Back to School

We’re back from the break and introducing our new Justice Update format where Janet and Stephanie talk current developments in the courts

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Justice Update – Cake and Courts

We take a short break from other reporting duties to talk about India versus Pakistan at the International Court of Justice and celebrate the first two weeks of having the Asymmetrical Haircuts podcast up and running.