Read and download reports, handbooks, briefing papers, legal and policy submissions, and fact sheets from the Open Society Justice Initiative.
The Trial of Charles Taylor before the Special Court for Sierra Leone: the Appeal Judgment
The arguments in the appeal of Charles Taylor, the former Liberian president, against his war crimes conviction by the Special Court for Sierra Leone.
The Funding Challenge for Reparations in Cambodia
The Khmer Rouge tribunal in Cambodia has broken new ground in recognizing the voice of the victims of mass crimes. But providing promised reparations now requires adequate donor funding.
Kenya: Trial of William Samoei Ruto and Joshua arap Sang at the International Criminal Court
This background paper summarizes the relevant historical and legal background of the trial of William Samoei Ruto and Joshua arap Sang in The Hague.
Case Digests: The European Debt Crisis and Human Rights
Read summaries of important decisions related to the European Debt Crisis, including statements from UN and Council of Europe officials, and decisions of national and regional courts.
Case Digests: Update on Domestic Accountability for International Crimes
Short summaries of key decisions and other developments from national courts relating to accountability for international crimes, from late 2011 to May 2013.
Case Digests: Update on International Criminal Courts and Tribunals
Short summaries of key decisions and other developments relating to international criminal justice taken from May 2012 to March 2013.
Recent Developments at the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia: March 2013
It remains doubtful that Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge tribunal will successfully complete its current caseload and make a positive contribution to ending impunity and increasing respect for the rule of law.
Laurent Gbagbo: Summaries of ICC Confirmation of Charges Hearing
Legal arguments at the confirmation of charges hearings at the ICC in the case of Laurent Gbagbo, former president of the Ivory Coast.