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A shot across the bows from The Hague as ICC investigates Burundi

A shot across the bows from The Hague as ICC investigates Burundi

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 10, 2017 0

By authorising a full-scale investigation into alleged crimes against humanity committed by state actors in Burundi, judges of the International Criminal Court want to send a clear message to perpetrators of such crimes

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Restive Pakistani city in legal limbo since bombing killed, injured 150 lawyers

Restive Pakistani city in legal limbo since bombing killed, injured 150 lawyers

February 24, 2017 0

Pakistan’s Balochistan Province has long had a reputation for lawlessness, but it’s never been truer on a practical level than it is today.

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Pakistan NGOs go to court to fight government crackdown

Pakistan NGOs go to court to fight government crackdown

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 25, 2017 0

A legal showdown is looming in Pakistan as NGOs petition the courts to squelch interior ministry orders to cease operations for allegedly “pursing an anti-state agenda”.   About a dozen NGOs in Punjab Province

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Building an alternative to the ICC’s slippery slope

Building an alternative to the ICC’s slippery slope

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 1, 2016 0

The International Criminal Court was already on a slippery slope long before last month’s decision by three African countries to withdraw.

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Building an alternative to the ICC’s slippery slope

Building an alternative to the ICC’s slippery slope

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 1, 2016 0

The International Criminal Court was already on a slippery slope long before last month’s decision by three African countries to withdraw.

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ICC Uganda visit prompts fresh calls for state "crimes" probe

ICC Uganda visit prompts fresh calls for state "crimes" probe

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 2, 2015 0

LIRA 02 March 2015 (IRIN) - The International Criminal Court Prosecutor’s visit to Uganda has prompted fresh calls for the tribunal to investigate atrocities allegedly committed by government forces fighting the Lord’s Resistance

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ICC and Palestine – a long way to go

ICC and Palestine – a long way to go

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 19, 2015 0

JERUSALEM 19 January 2015 (IRIN) - The International Criminal Court has opened a preliminary examination into possible war crimes committed during last summer's conflict between Israel and Gaza. But prosecutions are unlikely or

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Gbagbo’s trial: charges and challenges

Gbagbo’s trial: charges and challenges

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 27, 2014 0

ABIDJAN 27 June 2014 (IRIN) - The recent confirmation by the International Criminal Court (ICC) that charges against Lauren Gbagbo still stand has reignited criticism about the court’s approach to Côte d’Ivoire and

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"Neglected" Bihari youth battle stigma in Bangladesh

"Neglected" Bihari youth battle stigma in Bangladesh

August 27, 2013 0

DHAKA 27 August 2013 (IRIN) - More than five years after Bangladesh's High Court granted them citizenship, many young Biharis continue to struggle against stigma in their quest for a better future. >

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Call for ICC probe into Nigerian military

Call for ICC probe into Nigerian military

July 16, 2013 0

DAKAR 16 July 2013 (IRIN) - As Nigeria attempts a ceasefire with militant Islamist group Boko Haram (BH), analysts warn against a blanket amnesty and urge that an expanded International Criminal Court (ICC)

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