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.
As IJMonitor stops watching the ICC, we ask Taegin Reisman and Jennifer Easterday why should we monitor atrocity crimes trials?
How does evidence from social media lead to a war crimes conviction in Europe? Yvonne McDermott Rees and Karolina Aksamitowska tell us what’s been changing.
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
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.
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.
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.
Karim Khan has been elected prosecutor of the ICC. What does the international justice community make of him?
Former Ugandan rebel commander Dominic Ongwen is found guilty. Horrendous crimes. But his former child soldier status fascinates commentators.
Reparations expert Lorraine Smith van Lin shares expert views with us from a fascinating discussion into what needs to change at the ICC for victims.
What happened at the ICC annual meeting? Milena Sterio and Maria Elena Vignoli analyse the covid-affected annual jamboree.
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
How is the ICC using its opportunity to keep states under tabs and push them to domestic prosecutions of war crimes? We talk to Patryk Labuda about the prosecutor not going ahead with allegations of UK war crimes in Iraq.
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.
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
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.
Are trials in absentia fair? What’s it like to represent a client who you can’t talk to? Like at the Lebanon tribunal. We discuss with Natalie von Wistinghausen and Ilarai Zavoli.
Catch up with what’s happening at the Kosovo tribunal and in a Kenya bribery case at the ICC.
How gender crimes feature at the trial of a Malian jihadist at the International Criminal Court for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
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
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?
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.
An Executive Order by US president Donald Trump threatens sanctions on investigators and more at the International Criminal Court
Janet and Stephanie talk through the upcoming election for a new ICC prosecutor with three fabulous women commentators Diane Marie Amman, Danya Chaikel, Priya Pillai.
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
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.
Janet and Stephanie sit down with Kjell Anderson to talk about perpetrators and genocide and the myths that surround both
Starving people to win a war is a crime. But what kind of evidence is needed to prosecute it? Barrister Catriona Murdoch explains.
Our first live podcast with Alix Vuillemin and Dieneke de Vos on sexual harassment in international institutions #IWD2020.
Sharon Nakandha, transitional justice expert, explains how communities in northern Uganda see the trial of LRA commander Dominic Ongwen at the ICC. ,
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?
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.
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.
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
Lisa Clifford uses the story of DRC convicted war criminal Germain Katanga to explore punishment at the ICC and forgiveness from victims.
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
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.
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.
Janet and Stephanie catch up on the buzz around ecocide and environmental crimes
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.
There’s plenty to cover at the ICC’s annual meeting. Janet and Stephanie recap the first day.
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
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
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
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
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
Janet goes AWOL and interviews another woman with an asymmetrical haircut. Kenyan journalist JJ Wangui who lets victims of sexual violence tell their stories
Stephanie and Janet talk through the ICC confirmation of charges hearing for the Central African Republic II case
One of our favourite journalist-friendly academics, Kevin Jon Heller, joins us to discuss both ICC jurisdiction and blockbuster legal dramas.
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
We’re back from the break and introducing our new Justice Update format where Janet and Stephanie talk current developments in the courts
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.
We speak with Lorainne Smith van Lin of Redress about reparations for victims at the ICC and why the process is taking so long