Topic: International Justice

Press release

New Report Stresses Lessons in Shortcomings of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Tribunal

A survey of the work of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia highlights lessons for future mass atrocity tribunals that combine local and international staff and judges.

February 16, 2016
Report

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.

February 2016
First page of PDF with filename: performance-perception-eccc-20160211.pdf
Briefing Paper

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.

January 2016
First page of PDF with filename: briefing-gbagbo-FINAL-20160121 (1).pdf
Briefing Paper

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.

January 2016
First page of PDF with filename: briefing-ongwen-icc-confirmation-charges 20160120_0.pdf
Publication

Recent Developments at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia: December 2015

The Khmer Rouge tribunal has made significant progress recently, including hearing testimony related to charges of genocide in the case against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan.

December 2015
First page of PDF with filename: recent-developments-eccc-december-2015-20151214.pdf
Briefing Paper

Establishing Performance Indicators for the International Criminal Court

This paper argues that any indicators developed by the ICC to assess its effectiveness should include operational indicators, Rome Statute system indicators, and impact indicators.

November 2015
First page of PDF with filename: briefing-icc-perforamnce-indicators-20151208.pdf
Briefing Paper

Civil Society Perspectives on Fact-finding and the International Criminal Court

Key findings from a consultation with civil society on fact-finding and the International Criminal Court.

November 2015
First page of PDF with filename: briefing-ngo-guidelines-asp-20151117_0.pdf
Report

Recent Developments at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia: October 2015

Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal is continuing the second trial of two surviving Khmer Rouge officials, but uncertainties remain over the course of two additional cases.

October 2015
First page of PDF with filename: recent-developments-eccc-20151014.pdf
Voices

Two Steps Forward in the Patient Pursuit of Ill-Gotten Gains

Arrests in Panama and Spain highlight the role civil society can play in fighting the corruption and illicit financial flows now targeted in the new global development goals.

October 06, 2015 | Ken Hurwitz
Briefing Paper

The Trial of Bemba et al. at the International Criminal Court

Read the background to the first trial at the International Criminal Court involving charges of corrupting witnesses appearing before the court.

September 2015
First page of PDF with filename: briefing-bembaetal-20150929.pdf
Briefing Paper

The Trial of Bosco Ntaganda at the ICC

A summary of the main issues in the trial of Bosco Ntaganda before the International Criminal Court for with war crimes and crimes against humanity.

August 2015
First page of PDF with filename: trial-bosco-ntaganda-icc-20150831.pdf
Voices

An ICC Investigation of Possible War Crimes in Palestine Could Benefit All Involved

The White House and Israel both oppose the court taking a role in the region, but the process holds tangible rewards for all parties.

June 25, 2015 | James A. Goldston
Voices

A Legal Lifeline for Communities Threatened by Resource Development Projects Grantee Spotlight

Meet the volunteer legal experts ensuring that resource development doesn’t bulldoze people’s lives.

April 29, 2015 | Marena Brinkhurst
A community meeting
Press release

Guatemala Recommits to Battle against Criminal Impunity

Extending the work of a UN-backed commission in Guatemala that fights corruption and organized criminality will reinforce efforts to strengthen the rule of law, the Open Society Justice Initiative said.

April 24, 2015
Report

Recent Developments at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia: March 2015

This review covers developments in the second trial of two surviving Khmer Rouge senior leaders, Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, as well as moves by the Cambodian government to obstruct two new prosecutions.

March 2015
First page of PDF with filename: eccc-march-2015-20150323.pdf
Press release

Time to Acknowledge Obstruction of Khmer Rouge Prosecutions

A failure by UN and international officials to admit that the Cambodian government is now deliberately obstructing the work of the Khmer Rouge tribunal risks undermining its integrity and reputation.

March 23, 2015
Briefing Paper

Unfinished Business: Guatemala’s International Commission against Impunity

The International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala remains an “indispensable partner” in battle against organized criminality, according to this review of the performance of the UN-backed body.

March 2015
First page of PDF with filename: cicig-report-english-20150319.pdf
Press release

Guatemala Should Seek Renewal of UN-backed Anti-Impunity Commission

The International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala is an “indispensable partner” in the battle against organized criminality and corruption, according to a new assessment from the Open Society Justice Initiative.

March 19, 2015
Voices

For the First Time, a Woman Judge Heads the International Criminal Court

The election of Judge Silvia Fernandez as the first woman president of the International Criminal Court marks a significant step forward for the proper representation of women in the top ranks of international justice.

March 11, 2015 | Kelly Askin
Press release

Cambodia Must Cooperate with New Khmer Rouge Prosecution Process

The Open Society Justice Initiative is urging Cambodia to stand by its commitments to the UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal, where new charges have been brought against two former senior leaders of the organization.

March 03, 2015
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