Read and download reports, handbooks, briefing papers, legal and policy submissions, and fact sheets from the Open Society Justice Initiative.
Briefing: ICC Confirmation of Charges Hearing for Laurent Gbagbo
Laurent Gbagbo, former president of Côte d’Ivoire, is accused before the International Criminal Court of crimes against humanity arising from the post-election violence of 2010–2011.
The Future of Cases 003 and 004 at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
This report examines the legal issues at stake in the continuing political struggle over the jurisdiction of the Khmer Rouge tribunal in Cambodia.
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.
Challenges Facing the International Criminal Court: Recommendations to the Assembly of States Parties
The Open Society Justice Initiative has called on member states of the International Criminal Court to actively support efforts to bolster national justice systems' ability to prosecute international crimes.
Legacy: Completing the Work of the The Special Court for Sierra Leone
As the Special Court for Sierra Leone moves towards completing its mandate, this report highlights issues that require urgent attention to safeguard its achievements so far.
Stateless Children: Implementing the Right to Rights
James A. Goldston, executive director of the Open Society Justice Initiative, highlights the impact of statelessness on children, and makes six recommendations to the international community on how to respond.
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 in the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia: January 2019
This brief provides an update on recent decisions and outstanding issues at the Phnom Penh based tribunal that was established with international support to try those responsible for Khmer Rouge atrocity crimes.