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Articles about Public International Law

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 Advertisements

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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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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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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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New Convention on Enforced Disappearance

New Convention on Enforced Disappearance entered into force, but much remains to be done – UN expert body Last 23th December, 2010, the UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances welcomed the entry into force of the International Convention* … Continue reading

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Latin America and the fight against Impunity

It’s been more than one year from the historical decision of Judge San Martin, in which former President of Peru, Alberto Fujimori Fujimori was given a 25- year prison sentence after being found guilty on human rights charges related to … Continue reading

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New forms of combating impunity: the UN “listing” mechanism

Last Thursday United Nations (UN) Security Council adopted resolution 1960 (2010)[1] aimed at combating sexual violence in situations of armed conflict. The before-mentioned resolution encouraged the Secretary-General to include in his annual reports detailed information on parties to armed conflict … 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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