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Israël, la Palestine et la Cour pénale internationale
Posted on 5 Jan 2015 by John Balouziyeh

Israël, la Palestine et la Cour pénale internationale Par John M. B. Balouziyeh, Esq. 1. Introduction Avec la résolution A/67/L.28 à propos du statut de la Palestine à l'Organisation des Nations Unies (O.N... Read More

Israël, la Palestine et la Cour pénale internationale
Posted on 18 Jan 2013 by Thomas J.R. Stadnik, Esq.

Israël, la Palestine et la Cour pénale internationale Par John M. B. Balouziyeh, Esq. 1. Introduction Avec la résolution A/67/L.28 à propos du statut de la Palestine à l'Organisation des Nations Unies (O.N... Read More

ICC Minor Victory Against Use of Child Soldiers
Posted on 11 Jul 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

Imagine that Union of Congolese Patriots (UCP) warlord Thomas Lubanga visited your family's home one day. Chances are that if you had a young daughter, she would be taken by force and used by Lubanga's rebel group as a sex slave. If you had... Read More

Should Sudan Join the U.N. Human Rights Council?
Posted on 13 Aug 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

If former Liberian President Charles Taylor, now convicted and sentenced for war crimes, had retained power, would the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC) offer his regime membership? Would the mass murder, torture, and use of child soldiers be ignored... Read More

Int'l court expands Ivory Coast investigation
Posted on 27 Feb 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

THE HAGUE Netherlands (AP) - International Criminal Court judges have expanded an investigation in Ivory Coast to cover atrocities dating back to 2002 and committed against a backdrop of political turmoil in the West African nation, the court announced... Read More

ICC prosecutor: Sudan may face more Darfur charges
Posted on 15 Dec 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Sudan may face more charges for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in Darfur, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Thursday. Fatou Bensouda told the U.N. Security Council that crimes continue... Read More

War crimes court says 4 staff held in Libya
Posted on 11 Jun 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

AMSTERDAM (AP) - The International Criminal Court on Saturday demanded the release of four of its staffers it says are being detained in Libya, where they are part of an official mission sent to meet with the imprisoned son of deposed dictator Moammar... Read More

Dying for the Bonds of Marriage: Forced Marriages as a Weapon of Genocide
Posted on 26 Jul 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

By: Carmel O'Sullivan Carmel O'Sullivan is a Ph.D. Candidate at Queensland University of Technology. Excerpt I. INTRODUCTION Many thought, no doubt, that the horrors of the Second World War - the camps, the cruelty, the extermination... Read More

Int'l court to probe Kenya's election violence
Posted on 31 Mar 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - (AP) The International Criminal Court will launch an investigation into the deadly violence that erupted after Kenya's disputed 2007 presidential elections, the court's prosecutor said Wednesday. Luis Moreno Ocampo... Read More

Annan: ICC to decide on Kenya investigation soon
Posted on 26 Mar 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

NAIROBI, Kenya - (AP) The International Criminal Court may decide within five days whether to launch an investigation into the perpetrators of Kenya's postelection violence, former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Friday. ICC chief prosecutor... Read More