Africa

UN Security Council Welcomes Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (August 28, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On August 28, 2015, the UN Security Council welcomed the signatures of South Sudan’s President Kiir and Riek Machar Ten

UN Security Council Welcomes Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (August 28, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On August 28, 2015, the UN Security Council welcomed the signatures of South Sudan’s President Kiir and Riek Machar Ten

ICC Appeals Chamber Reverses Decision on Kenya’s Noncompliance under the Rome Statute (August 19, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 19, 2015, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (Appeals Chamber)

Special Court in Senegal Opens Trial against Former President of Chad (July 20, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On July 20, 2015, a special court in Senegal opened the trial of Hissène Habré, the former President of Chad, for crimes against humanity.  According to a

South African Court Rules Government Required to Arrest President Al-Bashir (June 24, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On June 24, 2015, the Gauteng High Court of South Africa (the Court) ruled in Southern Africa Litigation Centr

UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea Releases Report (June 8, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On June 8, 2015, the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea released a report

Here to Stay? Extended Liability for Joint Criminal Enterprise as a Tool for Prosecuting Mass SGBV Crimes

On September 29, 2014 it may have become considerably harder for civilian and military superiors to avoid criminal liability for mass sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) after a landmark conviction by the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) was affirmed on appeal.[1]  In the trial judgement for The Prosecutor v.

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19
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13
Author: 
Andrés Pérez
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UN Releases Report on Humanitarian Law Violations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (May 13, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On May 13, 2015, the United Nations released a report on the Democratic Republic of the

ITLOS Issues Order in Ghana/Cote d’Ivoire Maritime Boundary Dispute (April 25, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On April 25, 2015, the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea delivered its

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