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Episode 0 – Sharon Stone & the Haircut of International Justice

Welcome to our podcast, in this introduction we explain who we are, what we want with the podcast and how we got our name ...

Episode 1 – Justice on the Cheap, with Celeste Hicks

We discuss the trial of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre with journalist Celeste Hicks ...

Episode 2 – It’s not about the money, says Lorraine Smith van Lin

We speak with Lorainne Smith van Lin of Redress about reparations for victims at the ICC and why the process is taking so long ...

Episode 3 – Only human, judges at the ICC

There has been a lot of talk about judges at the ICC this year. We sit down to talk you through the different controversies and have insights from a former ICC judge. ...

Episode 4 – Perp Talk with Barbora Hola

We sit down with criminologist Barbora Hola to talk about perpetrators and life after sentencing at international courts ...

Episode 5 – All the different ways of getting justice for MH17 with Marieke de Hoon

Marieke de Hoon talks us through all the different legal avenues for getting justice for the victims of flight MH17 shot down over Ukraine in 2014 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Episode 6 – Dogs of War with Iva Vukusic

For our delve into paramilitaries and the former Yugoslavia, Iva and her research assistant Joy, took us on a walk in a cemetery in The Hague. ...

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 ...

Episode 7 – Justice via the backdoor with Kevin Jon Heller

One of our favourite journalist-friendly academics, Kevin Jon Heller, joins us to discuss both ICC jurisdiction and blockbuster legal dramas. ...

Justice Update – CAR II: Redacted

Stephanie and Janet talk through the ICC confirmation of charges hearing for the Central African Republic II case ...

Episode 8 – JJ Wangui lets victims speak

Janet goes AWOL and interviews another woman with an asymmetrical haircut. Kenyan journalist JJ Wangui who lets victims of sexual violence tell their stories ...

Episode 9 – Superstar Lawyers with Melinda Taylor, Mylène Dimitri and Marie-Hélène Proulx

Janet and Stephanie talk fair trial rights with the three top female defence counsel at the ICC: Melinda Taylor, Mylène Dimitri and Marie-Hélène Proulx ...

Episode 10 – Sabine Nolke: Maple Leaf Diplomacy

We try to get the low down on who could be the next ICC prosecutor from the very diplomatic Sabine Nolke, chair of the committee looking for a new ICC prosecutor ...

Episode 11 – The Attraction of the World Court with Priya Pillai

We're taking a closer look at the kind of highly-charged cases the International Court of Justice has been getting more and more of. ...

Justice Update – Congo, Ukraine and Russia

Janet and Stephanie catch up after Ntaganda sentence at the ICC and the World Court ruling it can look at the Ukraine versus Russia case ...

Episode 12 – Genocide and Gender with Akila Radhakrishnan

On the day of Gambia's historic filing with the ICJ to ask Myanmar to 'stop the genocide of the Rohingya' Janet and Stephanie talk to Akila Radhakrishnan of the Global Justice Center ...

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 ...

Episode 14 – ICC Con comes to town with Liz Evenson, Amal Nassar and Alix Vuillemin Grendel

To prepare for the the International Criminal Court's assembly of state parties (ASP) Janet and Stephanie sit down with NGO representatives Liz Evenson, Amal Nasser and Alix Vuillemin Grendel to hear about the big issues at the ICC's annual get-together ...

Justice Update – Breakfast at the ASP

Janet and Stephanie recap the first day of the ICC ASP18 ...

Justice Update – Lunch at the ASP

Stephanie and Janet talk about the background of the decision and what the different parties are likely to argue. ...

Justice Update – Dinner at the ASP

Janet and Stephanie catch up on the buzz around ecocide and environmental crimes ...

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. ...

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 – A primer for the Myanmar case with Jens and Joe

What people don’t get about International Court of Justice - the ICJ - mechanisms - for those following the Myanmar genocide case. ...

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.
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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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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 ...

Justice Update – Culture & Conflict

Why is targeting cultural heritage a war crime? In the midst of the Iran - US conflict, international lawyer Polina Levina explains. ...

Episode 16 – Born Activists with Wai Wai Nu, Yasmin Ullah and Myra Dahgaypaw

Myanmar activists explain why they do their work and what it's like behind the scenes explaining The Hague to victim communities.
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Justice Update – Myanmar hit for six at the ICJ

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 ...

Episode 17 – Uncomfortable Justice with Lisa Clifford

Lisa Clifford uses the story of DRC convicted war criminal Germain Katanga to explore punishment at the ICC and forgiveness from victims. ...

Justice Update : Please, Release Me Unconditionally

Stephanie catches Janet up on the case of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo who wants the ICC to lift all restrictions on his release ...

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 18 – Afghanistan and the U.S. war on terror with Katherine Gallagher

Katherine Gallagher has been arguing that the ICC should investigate alleged war crimes in Afghanistan. Her clients passed through Afghanistan and are currently held at Guantanamo Bay. The ICC investigation could target U.S. military personnel, as well as Afghan government forces and the Taliban. ...

Episode 19 – Europe’s dirty hands with Miriam Saage-Maaß

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? ...

Justice Update – End of the road for Ongwen trial

Sharon Nakandha, transitional justice expert, explains how communities in northern Uganda see the trial of LRA commander Dominic Ongwen at the ICC. , ...

Episode 20 – Kosovo’s zombie court comes to life with Maj Grasten

It's alive! We finally got around to talking all things Kosovo court with Maj Grasten from Copenhagen Business School ...

Episode 21 – Tipping the power balance with Alix Vuillemin and Dieneke de Vos

Our first live podcast with Alix Vuillemin and Dieneke de Vos on sexual harassment in international institutions #IWD2020. ...

Justice Update – Lockdown Podcast Recommendations

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. ...

Episode 22 – Calling starvation what is is, with Catriona Murdoch

Starving people to win a war is a crime. But what kind of evidence is needed to prosecute it? Barrister Catriona Murdoch explains. ...

Episode 23 – Perceptions of Evil with Kjell Anderson

Janet and Stephanie sit down with Kjell Anderson to talk about perpetrators and genocide and the myths that surround both ...

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. ...

Episode 24 – The Incredible Shrinking Court with Misha Plagis and Alice Banens

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. ...

Justice Update – Where Will Rwanda’s Genocide Financier Be Tried?

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? ...

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. ...

Episode 25 – Victims’ Day in Court with Liesbeth Zegveld

Dutch human rights lawyer Liesbeth Zegveld discusses how she manages to get the state to pay compensation to victims of war crimes. ...

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