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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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Episode 36 – Bringing up the Bodies

How should we investigate mass graves? Kathryne Bomberger from the ICMP and the UN’s Agnes Callamard join us with a zoom audience to discuss the challenges facing states and victims’ families.

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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.

The Prosecutor Files: Robert Petit

Janet and Stephanie kick off 2021 with another interview for our Prosecutor Files series. We talked to Robert Petit, one of the five additional candidates for ICC prosecutor

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.

The Prosecutor Files: Fergal Gaynor

It’s the biggest job in international justice: prosecutor of the ICC. Who will the next one be? Janet and Stephanie talk to the candidate Fergal Gaynor

The Prosecutor Files: Richard Roy

It’s the biggest job in international justice: prosecutor of the ICC. Who will the next one be? Janet and Stephanie talk to candidate Richard Roy.

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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.

Episode 15 – All the way to the top with Elies van Sliedregt

How can you prosecute military and civilian leaders for atrocity crimes? Leeds University professor Elies van Sliedregt helps unravel ‘modes of liability’ for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity at international criminal tribunals

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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.

Episode 13 – Double Standards with Carla Ferstman

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

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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.