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.
We look back at some of our most thought provoking episodes from 2023 and play you some of the highlights.
We discuss how to prove and prosecute alleged war crimes committed during military campaigns in a court of law.
Are Russian hacking attacks on Ukraine infrastructure war crimes and could they be charged at the ICC? Lindsay Freeman talks us through the issues.
Journalist Danny Kemp on witnessing war crimes in Ukraine
What’s the new international centre for the prosecution of the crime of aggression in Ukraine? Who’s behind it? What role will the US play?
Ecocide is a concept that has been brought into sharp focus with the destruction of the dam in Ukraine. What is it and how might it work at the ICC?
The potential visit by Russian president Putin to South Africa is reviving the debates about ICC member states arrest obligations, and ambivalent attitudes across Africa to the invasion of Ukraine.
Janet and Stephanie talk about the methods used by the Russian government for the transfer of Ukrainian children to the Russian Federation and what legal classifications could apply with international law scholar Yulia Ioffe and war crimes investigator Nathaniel Raymond
An ICC arrest warrant for Russia’s Vladimir Putin for war crimes in Ukraine – quick reactions.
Liechtenstein Ambassador at the UN Christian Wenaweser talk about the prosecution of the crime of aggression against Ukraine
Beth van Schaack on renewed US support to the ICC, crime of aggression in Ukraine and possible accountability in Liberia, Ethiopia, El Salvador
Conflict related sexual violence and gendered crimes – the basics – discussed by Professors Valerie Oosterveld and Kim-Thuy Seelinger
Ukrainian judges talk about how the national judiciary is coping with trying war crimes while at war
Judge Alphons Orie on international humanitarian law as it meets international criminal tribunals
Self-professed ICJ procedure wonk Juliette McIntyre of the University of South Australia on the slew of interventions in the Ukraine Russia genocide case at the ICJ
Anya Neistat and Eva Buzo discuss dangers of over-documentation and best practices in contexts like Rohingya refugee camp Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh and Ukraine.
Philippe Sands on what the Chagos legal battle tells us about race and international law.
The latest on Myanmar Syria and Ukraine accountability.
Taegin Reisman and Jennifer Easterday on why should we monitor atrocity crimes trials
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.
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.
Jessica Dorsey and Aditi Gupta discuss the lack of transparent rules and secrecy of states in deploying armed drones.
Accountability for war crimes and crimes against humanity in Ukraine with Mykola Gnatovskyy, Kateryna Busol, and Howard Morrison: local prosecution, ICC, a potential new tribunal, and universal jurisdiction.
Why do states sign up to the ICC and why not? 20 years down the line, Coalition for the International Criminal Court members talk us through Ukraine Philippines and more.
Ukrainian journalist Oksana Kovalenko explains how her work has changed during war, against the reality of air raids and petrol shortages.
Journalist Danny Kemp recalls finding the dead bodies in Bucha, and discusses the role journalists are playing in reporting war crimes in Ukraine.
Klaus Rackwitz, a self-confessed start-up junkie, looks back at the beginning of the ICC and the Nuremberg legacy in relation to Ukraine.
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 […]
Juliette McIntyre from the University of South Australia and Astrid Reisinger Coracini from Salzburg Law School give us the low down on international law issues around the Russian invasion of Ukraine
An interstate case at the ECHR between Ukraine and the Netherlands versus Russia, with Molly Quell and Isabelle Risini.
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.
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