French cement company LaFarge faces charges of complicity in crimes against humanity. What’s chnaging in corporate responsibility for human rights violations?
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.
Justice for victims of the Jammeh dictatorship in the Gambia is happening, but not in Banjul. We look at three universal jurisdiction cases.
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
We speak with Immi Tallgren about her book ‘Portraits of Women in International Law’.
With Ana Srovin Coralli and Vony Rambolamanana we discuss how a Belarusian man who confessed and was tried for enforced disappearances was then acquitted in Switzerland.
A rare case of corporate responsibility for war crimes in Sudan, prosecuted in Sweden against Lundin oil executives.
How can the ICC have jurisdiction over wr crimes that happen in places that are not members of the court? Kevin Jon Heller explains in this re-run.
New paths to accountability for torture victims and families of the disappeared in Syria.
Universal Jurisdiction cases for atrocity crimes – are they the new norm?
Beth van Schaack on renewed US support to the ICC, crime of aggression in Ukraine and possible accountability in Liberia, Ethiopia, El Salvador
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
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.
A trial in Sweden for crimes committed in Iran shows the potential of universal jurisdiction in ensuring justice is served.
Incoming ICC Prosecutor Karim Khan talks about justice for Iraqi minorities after his three-year long position as Head of UNITAD.
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.
War crimes committed in the Liberian civil war is now being litigated via universal jurisdiction trials. Journalist Massa Washington and Emmanuelle Marchand from Civitas Maxima discuss universal jurisdiction cases in Switzerland and Finland.
It’s a New Year, full of possibilities and new podcasts. Janet and Stephanie outline some plans and chat to other podcasters.
What barriers do victims of international crimes still face in getting access to justice in Europe? Srah Finnan from FIDH and Patrick Kroker from ECCHR fill us in on the obstacles.
Private investigators collected evidence of atrocity crimes in places like Syria. Nerma Jelacic of CIJA explains what’s happening to that evidence now.
Dutch human rights lawyer Liesbeth Zegveld discusses how she manages to get the state to pay compensation to victims of war crimes.
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.
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
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