Read and download reports, handbooks, briefing papers, legal and policy submissions, and fact sheets from the Open Society Justice Initiative.
Comments on the Draft Additional Protocol to the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism
This document was submitted to the Council of Europe's Committee on Foreign Terrorist Fighters and Related Issues, with comments on the Additional Protocol of the Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism.
Performance and Perception: The Impact of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia
The Khmer Rouge tribunal in Cambodia is conducting the most ambitious prosecution for mass atrocity crimes since 1949. This report examines its achievements and its shortcomings.
Standing Doctrine and Anticorruption Litigation: A Survey
A brief overview of the application of the doctrine of legal standing in a number of jurisdictions, and its implications for private anticorruption litigation.
Fair and Effective Police Stops
This report provides a roadmap for combating ethnic profiling in police work, drawing on reform efforts by five police departments in Spain.
Strengthening Pretrial Justice: A Guide to the Effective Use of Indicators
This guide proposes a methodical approach toward developing and deploying empirically based indicators to identify exemplary and problematic pretrial practices.
The Trial of Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé at the ICC
This 10-page briefing paper provides legal and factual background on the trial of the former president of Ivory Coast and one of his senior allies over crimes allegedly committed in 2010-11.
Dominic Ongwen at the ICC: Confirmation of Charges
Dominic Ongwen, a former military leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army rebel group, headed by Joseph Kony, is charged with 67 counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes by the International Criminal Court.
Joint NGO Submission on Implementation of European Court Judgments
A submission by the Open Society Justice Initiative and other human rights groups to the Council of Europe working party on reform of the European human rights system.