Read and download reports, handbooks, briefing papers, legal and policy submissions, and fact sheets from the Open Society Justice Initiative.
Briefing Paper and Timeline: The Trial of Thomas Lubanga at the ICC
This Open Society Justice Initiative background paper summarizes the main events and issues in the case against Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, the first trial launched by the International Criminal Court.
Fact Sheet: Democratic Republic of Congo Mobile Gender Courts
The Open Society Justice Initiative has helped set up mobile gender justice courts aimed at combating rape and other abuses in remote areas of the DRC.
Complementarity and the Assembly of State Parties: Opportunities for Impact
The Open Society Justice Initiative sets out recommendations on how states that are party to the International Criminal Court can strengthen the ability of national courts to try international crimes.
Recent Developments at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia: June 2011
This Open Society Justice Initiative report examines recent events at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, as it faces a worsening crisis of public confidence.
Fact Sheet: Children’s Right to a Nationality
This fact sheet explains the causes and consequences of statelessness for children around the world.
From Judgment to Justice: Implementing the Views of the United Nations Human Rights Committee
James A Goldston, executive director of the Open Society Justice Initiative, argues before the UN Human Rights Committee that the UN needs to devote more resources toward actual implementation of international tribunal rulings.
Improving Implementation and Follow-Up: Treaty Bodies, Special Procedures, and the Universal Periodic Review
Too often the verdicts of international human rights bodies don't find their way into practice. Produced by the Open Society Justice Initiative, the Brookings Institution, and UPR-Watch, this report documents a conference to consider strategies...
De Jure Statelessness in the Real World: Applying the Prato Summary Conclusions
Who are the stateless? This paper examines the definition of a stateless person and shows how it could be applied in the real world.