Justice Update – ICC Speed Check

Rumours of arrest warrants in the Palestine investigation at the ICC are circulating – how is the court managing its workload? With Mark Kersten.

Justice Update – Happy 2024

What were the big justice events of 2023 and what are the challenges of 2024? Practicioners, journalists, and academics all tell us what’s happened and what’s ahead.

In Memoriam: Benjamin B. Ferencz

This week the international justice community has been brought together in mourning by the passing of Benjamin Ferencz. Ferencz served as the chief prosecutor for the United States Army during the Einsatzgruppen trial, one of twelve trials for war crimes and crimes against humanity part of the Nuremberg Trials. Later in his career Ferencz became a champion for the establishment […]

Justice Update – Migrant traffickers on trial in Europe

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.

Justice Update – Ukraine: All Roads Lead to the Hague

The Hague will be the focus for many people when it comes to accountability. At the International Court of Justice, Ukraine is asking for provisional measures against Russia – to stop the invasion – on the basis that Russia is misusing the genocide convention. Dr Melanie O’Brien of the University of Western Australia, fills us in on how that’s possible […]

Justice Update – Myanmar

Myanmar is back in our sights with hearings coming up at the ICJ over genocide, plus cases in Argentina and Rohingya refugees suing Facebook over hate speech.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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: 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

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.