International Criminal Law, Corruption, and Law Enforcement

Presence and Politics at the International Criminal Court

Since 2002, the International Criminal Court (ICC or the Court) in The Hague has aspired to “end impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community.”[1]  This pursuit has given rise to a contentious issue in two high-profile cases: whether high-ranking accused must be present at trial.

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19
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11
Author: 
Steven Arrigg Koh
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Central African Republic Establishes Criminal Court (April 22, 2014)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On April 22, 2015, the National Transition Council of the government of the Central African Republic (CAR) voted to create a special criminal tribunal to address the atrocities that have taken plac

UN Partners with International Sports Organization to Address Transnational Organized Crime (April 15, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On April 15, 2015, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) announced its partnership with

Former Blackwater Security Guards Sentenced for Iraq Killings (April 13, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On April 13, 2015, in U.S. v. Slough, a U.S.

ICTY Upholds Sentence of Bosnian Serb Army General (April 8, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On April 8, 2015, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) issued its

Palestine Joins the International Criminal Court (April 1, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On April 1, 2015, Palestine became a state party to the Rome Statute

Cambodian Tribunal Charges Former Khmer Rouge Member with Crimes against Humanity (March 27, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On March 27, 2015, the international co-investigating judge of the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia charged Ao An, a seventy-nine-year-old former Khmer Rouge member, with crimes aga

U.S. Federal Parole Board Clears Another Guantanamo “Forever Prisoner” (March 5, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On March 5, 2015, a U.S.

ICC Terminates Proceedings Against Kenyan President (March 13, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On March 13, 2015, in Prosecutor v.

U.S. Board of Immigration Appeals Rules Former El Salvadorian General Can be Deported for 1980s Killings (March 11, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On March 11, 2015, in the Matter of Gen.