How have female jihadis returned from Islamic State been prosecuted across Europe.
French cement company LaFarge faces charges of complicity in crimes against humanity. What’s chnaging in corporate responsibility for human rights violations?
We discuss the lengthy legal case and conviction of Suriname’s ex-president with Reed Brody.
We look back at some of our most thought provoking episodes from 2023 and play you some of the highlights.
Dalila Seoane and Ignacio Jovtis tell us about the evidence they found of crimes against humanity in Venezuela and how it was possible to prosecute it in Argentina under the principle of universal jurisdiction
What are the limitations of international law institutions during the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?
Marta Valinas and Joanna Frivet on documenting crimes against humanity in Venezuela and analyse how the ICC is moving forward
A rare case of corporate responsibility for war crimes in Sudan, prosecuted in Sweden against Lundin oil executives.
Filmmaker Lisa Clifford on the trial of Germain Katanga
Experts from Canada discuss the state’s responsibility for crimes against humanity against indigenous children and the efforts to find the truth.
A new treaty – MLA – has been agreed to get states to investigate and try alleged war criminals
The final Hague trial dealing the wars in the former Yugoslavia.
Rebecca Hamilton and Tajedin Abdalla Adam come on the podcast to explain what is going on in Sudan and Darfur and how the International Criminal Court might come into play
Universal Jurisdiction cases for atrocity crimes – are they the new norm?
Former Kosovo president is on trial in The Hague – Janet and Stephanie outline the case
How come two Eritrean men are on trial in Italy and the Netherlands connected to human trafficking in Libya? With Gerben Wilbrink for the Dutch prosecution, Giorgia Righi for the Italians, and Nicole Samson for an ICC perspective.
Conflict related sexual violence and gendered crimes – the basics – discussed by Professors Valerie Oosterveld and Kim-Thuy Seelinger
Janet and Stephanie assemble a panoply of lawyers, activists and on-the-ground observers to talk about the Ongwen appeals decision at the ICC
25 years after the Pinochet trial, listen back to Reed Brody on how he got into ‘Catching Dictators’ and -with victims – got justice for Chadian Hissène Habré
Ukrainian judges talk about how the national judiciary is coping with trying war crimes while at war
How will Kenya prosecute post electoral crimes against humanity committed in 2017? Kathy Roberts and Maxine Marcus explain
Will accountability for the targeting and killing of journalists ever be possible? We discuss with Almudena Bernabeu.
The latest on Myanmar Syria and Ukraine accountability.
Taegin Reisman and Jennifer Easterday on why should we monitor atrocity crimes trials
Journalist Sally Hayden and Libya human rights defender Marwa Mohamed talk refugee detention centres and crimes against humanity in Libya.
Torture and other crimes amounting to crimes against humanity are being committed in the North Korean penal system, says the NGO Korea Future which documents the alleged abuses
Emma DiNapoli discusses the start of first Darfur trial at the ICC.
How did Guatemalan indigenous women achieve success in a rape case against former paramilitaries with Marlies Stappers and Brisna Caxaj
We discuss the myths and realities of Nuremberg with Diane Marie Amann and Francine Hirsch
Mariana Casij Peña guides us through the fascinating experiment in transitional justice in Colombia.
How is Canada facing up evidence of cultural genocide with the discovery of mass graves at former residential schools for indigenous children?
The people behind the new podcast – Lethal Autonomous Weapons: 10 things we want to know (you can tell they are researchers) – came over to us at Asymmetrical Haircuts to tell us all about it
What’s happening in Afghanistan to human rights defenders, and what’s happening at the ICC in their investigation into war crimes? Janet investigates
Incoming ICC Prosecutor Karim Khan talks about justice for Iraqi minorities after his three-year long position as Head of UNITAD.
We discuss the first ever Darfur trial at the ICC, with the confirmation of hearing of Ali Muhammad Ali Abd-al-Rahman for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Janet and Stephanie talk through quotes of the interview Stephanie had with outgoing ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda
Janet and Stephanie talk to Sarah Kasande about what victim communities in northern Uganda made of Dominic Ongwen’s two hour statement to the ICC ahead of his sentencing
The Srebrenica massacre is the subject of a highly acclaimed movie Quo vadis, Aida?. We discuss with Alma Mustafić and Emir Suljagić, who were both there, how such a film helps define the image we have of a mass atrocity.
Melanie O’Brien and Ewelina Ochab talk through the evidence of Uighur genocide in the western region of Xinjiang, denied by China. And states’ responses and responsibilities.
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
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.
Former Ugandan rebel commander Dominic Ongwen is found guilty. Horrendous crimes. But his former child soldier status fascinates commentators.
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
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.
Catch up with what’s happening at the Kosovo tribunal and in a Kenya bribery case at the ICC.
Janet and Stephanie call Kosovo journalist Una Hajdari to see what the view from Pristina is on a busy few weeks with the first Kosovo court arrests
Fresh developments at both ICC and ICJ on Myanmar, in discussion with Priya Pillai. Plus US sanctions against the ICC prosecutor.
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?
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.
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.
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.
We discuss the trial of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre with journalist Celeste Hicks