Category Archives: International Criminal Law

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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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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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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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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The Children of the Shining Path

“Safety and security don’t just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear.” Nelson Mandela For most Peruvians, the … Continue reading

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