Read and download reports, handbooks, briefing papers, legal and policy submissions, and fact sheets from the Open Society Justice Initiative.
Combating Discrimination in Russia: Strategies for Lawyers and NGOs
In order to combat discrimination in Russia the Open Society Justice Initiative convened a workshop in Moscow.
Universal Jurisdiction Law and Practice in Finland
The principle of universal jurisdiction allows national courts to investigate and prosecute international crimes committed on foreign territory by foreign nationals. This briefing paper provides an overview of Finland's legal framework on universal jurisdiction and was produced in partnership with TRIAL International.
Briefing Paper: The Trial of Dominic Ongwen at the ICC: Closing Statements
This paper summarizes the main issues in the trial of Dominic Ongwen, a former commander in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group, including evidence presented by the prosecution, defense, and victims’ representatives.
Monitoring Atrocity Crimes Trials: A Guide
This guide provides guidance on observing and reporting on international criminal trials, including guidance on what to monitor, how to convey important information, and how to reach key audiences.