Author Archives: Carla Hoe

Brief Talk about the ICC – Carla Hoe speaks!

I gave a brief lecture about the ICC to public defenders in São Paulo, here’s the link if anyone is interested: http://www.defensoria.sp.gov.br/dpesp/Default.aspx?idPagina=5258&idPaginaAlt=5258

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UN Special Rapporteur Issues a Report on ICL and Indigenous Peoples

Bartolomé Clavero Salvador issued his report on International Criminal Law and Judicial Defence of Indigenous Peoples: Int_Crim_Law_and_Indig_Rts_Bart__Clavero_2011_N1123153[1].

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Lybia Crisis – ICC Prosecutor went for CAH rather than war crimes

On a press conference held today, 3 March 2011, ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo announced that Muammar Gaddafi and others shall be investigated for alleged crimes against humanity committed in Lybia. There was a discussion going on on whether Moreno-Ocampo would … Continue reading

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Moreno-Ocampo decides to open an investigation on the Lybia situation

The ICC Prosecutor has decided today to open an investigation on the Lybia situation in line with the powers conferred to him under Article 53 of the Rome Statute and Security Council Resolution 1970 (2011). Moreno-Ocampo is due to hold a … Continue reading

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Battle rages over Libyan oil port

Source: Al-Jazeera http://english.aljazeera.net/news/africa/2011/03/20113242554921501.html

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Referendum in South Sudan

Check this out: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-12144675

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Statement by ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo on the situation in Côte d’Ivoire

Not sure if I agree with the terms he used “my jurisdiction”, “my Office”, but in any case I’m posting this press release for general information purposes… Happy new year everyone 🙂 “First, let me be clear: I have not yet opened an … Continue reading

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ECtHR says Ireland’s abortion ban fails to protect women at medical risk

Ireland’s constitutional ban on abortion violates the rights of pregnant women to receive proper medical care in life-threatening cases, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday, harshly criticizing Ireland’s long inaction on the issue.  The judgment from the Strasbourg, … Continue reading

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Has the International Criminal Court outlived its usefulness?

Check the online pool: http://www.economist.com/economist-asks/has_international_criminal_court_outlived_its_usefulness

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Brazil and Argentina recognise Palestine as a State

Brazil and Argentina have both recognised Palestine as a State as in the borders before 1967 war. Uruguay is due to do the same by 2011. The international press has covered the recognitions. See http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle08.asp?xfile=data/middleeast/2010/December/middleeast_December100.xml&section=middleeast http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2010/12/201012504256198565.html

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