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Universal Jurisdiction Law and Practice in England and Wales

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 the legal framework in England and Wales on universal jurisdiction and was produced in partnership with TRIAL International and REDRESS.

May 2022
First page of PDF with filename: universal-jurisdiction-law-and-practice-england-and-wales-05232022.pdf
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Universal Jurisdiction Law and Practice in Belgium

The principle of universal jurisdiction allows national courts to investigate and prosecute international crimes committed on foreign territory by foreign nationals. This briefing paper, available in English and French, provides an overview of the legal framework in Belgium on universal jurisdiction and was produced in partnership with TRIAL International.

May 2022
First page of PDF with filename: universal-jurisdiction-law-and-practice-belgium-en-05232022.pdf
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Universal Jurisdiction Law and Practice in the United States

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 the legal framework in the United States on universal jurisdiction and was produced in partnership with TRIAL International, the Center for Justice & Accountability, and Civitas Maxima.

May 2022
First page of PDF with filename: universal-jurisdiction-law-and-practice-us-05232022.pdf
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Model Indictment for the Crime of Aggression Committed against Ukraine

This model indictment prepared by the Justice Initiative demonstrates that building a solid case against Russian President Vladimir Putin and other senior leaders for the crime of aggression is feasible. In addition to Putin, it names six Russian officials involved in the initiation, planning, preparation, and execution of acts of aggression against Ukraine starting on February 24, 2022.

May 09, 2022
First page of PDF with filename: crime-of-aggression-model-indictment_05092022.pdf
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UN Entities’ Powers to Establish Administrative Reparations Programs

This briefing paper provides an overview of the powers of various UN entities to establish administrative reparations programs for gross violations of international human rights law, serious violations of international humanitarian law and/or international crimes, and their past practice on this subject.

March 2022
First page of PDF with filename: briefing-paper-un-entities'-powers-to-establish-administrative-reparations-programs-en-032022.pdf
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Contesting Neutrality Dress Codes in Europe

This briefing paper aims to support Muslim women, campaigners, litigators, and other stakeholders challenging discriminatory and exclusionary religious dress bans by deconstructing the concept of neutrality and analyzing its treatment by various courts.

March 29, 2022
First page of PDF with filename: briefing-paper-contesting-neutrality-03182022.pdf
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Restrictions on Muslim Women's Dress in the 27 EU Member States and the United Kingdom

This policy brief and accompanying fact sheet map EU and UK laws and pending legislation restricting religious dress—specifically the headscarf and face veil worn by Muslim women.

March 2022
First page of PDF with filename: policy-brief-restrictions-on-muslim-women's-dress-03252022.pdf
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From Spectators to Champions: How Supportive States Can Promote Cooperation with the International Criminal Court through Multilateral Bodies

This briefing paper offers recommendations as to how the ICC should approach cooperation challenges, as well as how states that are supportive of its work could leverage multilateral bodies’ support to influence reluctant governments to cooperate with the ICC.

February 28, 2022
First page of PDF with filename: justice-initiative-ICC-state-cooperation-briefing-paper_02282022.pdf
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