All Blog Posts Tagged 'Criminal' (11)

International Criminal Court (ICC) and Africans: “Race-hunting” or Quest for Justice?

The International Criminal Court is the first permanent international court to try international crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. But in an unprecedented move, the African Union (AU) is threatening to encourage its members to withdraw from the Rome Statute upon which the ICC is built. This threat comes as the AU is spearheading a campaign to pressure the ICC to drop charges or transfer to Kenya, the cases against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Vice-president…

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Added by Joseph N Sany on September 25, 2013 at 12:11pm — 1 Comment

Bigger than Kony: An Open Discussion

Sharing a link to my storify-ed livetweets from last night's panel discussion on foreign policy and humanitarian aid efforts in Uganda and the Congo in response to the international media attention garnered by Invisible Children’s KONY 2012 campaign. Panelists included Maurice Carney of Friends of the Congo, Milton Allimadi of …

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on April 14, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

This Week in the World of Conflict... March 5th-12th, 2012.

  • Brandeis University in Massachusetts is offering a Master’s Program in Coexistence and Conflict with several scholarship opportunities. The program is geared towards professionals.
  • The Summer Peacebuilding Institute in Harrisonburg, Virginia is still open for the 2012 year. The institute offers courses in development, humanitarian assistance,…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 12, 2012 at 6:03pm — No Comments

This Week in The World of Conflict... December 12th-19th, 2011.

  • Fatima Bensouda was formally elected as chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court on Monday. Bensouda was the only candidate running for the election and will take over from Luis Moreno-Ocampo in June.
  • The UNDP has released its 2011 Human Development Report. This report projects a…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on December 20, 2011 at 12:38am — No Comments

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - Law Suit Against four US Presidents and Four UK Prime Ministers for War Crimes Against Humanity

Law Suit against 4 US Presidents & 4 UK Prime Ministers for War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity & Genocide in Iraq

Statement on Closure of Legal Case for Iraq in Spain



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Global Research, February 10, 2010

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Law Suit in Spanish Court directed against George H. W. Bush,…

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Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on May 16, 2011 at 10:04pm — No Comments

Is peace a possibility for Cote D'Ivoire in 2011? Part 2

In the previous post I spoke about some of the underlying tensions and the general situation over the past few weeks in Cote D’Ivoire. In this post, I will discuss some of the “solutions” being proposed, the likelihood of their usage and the effect I believe they will have on the population.

Sanctions

The international community was quick…

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Added by Rebecca Sargent on January 7, 2011 at 2:17pm — No Comments

This week in conflict... September 17th-24th, 2010.

For a comprehensive summary of conflicts in the world for the week of September 17th-24th, 2010, visit http://apeaceofconflict.com/2010/09/25/this-week-in-conflict-september-17th-24th-2010/.

Added by Rebecca Sargent on September 24, 2010 at 5:25pm — No Comments

Part I: Summary of Human Rights Watch- World Report 2010

Human Rights Watch recently released their latest Human Rights Watch Report for 2010.



As I read through the list of countries profiled in the report, I found myself disappointed that Canada, the UK, Australia or any Western European countries had not made…

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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 30, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

International Justice Tribune, No. 99

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The…

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Added by Thijs Bouwknegt on February 10, 2010 at 10:01am — No Comments

ICC: IMPERIAL CRIMINAL COURT?

Erle Frayne Argonza



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The decision of the International Criminal Court, which now seems to be a thin disguise for the Imperial Criminal Court of the European oligarchy, still rings loudly across the globe today. The decision had unlocked grave repercussions on the African continent as a whole, as it further threatens sovereign nation-states and turn them into hovels of failed states, as exemplified by Sudan.



Below is a an article culled from the… Continue

Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on July 26, 2008 at 6:47am — No Comments

Challenging the International Criminal Court (ICC) by using Traditional form of Justice : "Mato Oput" case in Uganda

By. Dr. Joseph Yav Katshung



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Very often, when a country wishes to move from war to peace, various options may be tried, including trials in an international or national court of law as well as other non-punitive approaches with various names. In recent years, there has been a growing demand around the world for transitional justice mechanisms, such as truth commissions. Tina Rosenberg suggests that “…a country’s decisions about how to deal with… Continue

Added by Dr. Joseph Yav on February 28, 2008 at 3:30am — No Comments

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