Topic: International Justice
Grant Citizenship to All Native Born
The Dominican Republic must abide by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruling calling for Santo Domingo to extend citizenship rights to Dominicans of Haitian descent.
Judgement in Phnom Penh
After many delays, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia are set to begin deliberations on Khmer Rouge-era war crimes. However, much work still needs to be done to ensure the Courts can carry out their mission.
Some Quiet Victories for Human Rights
Three recent victories in human rights, from disparate regions across the globe, validate the power of the rule of law in civil society.
A Khmer Rouge Tribunal: Now or Never
OSI executive director James Goldston urges the United Nations to push forward with the creation of an international court to address crimes against humanity during Khmer Rouge-era Cambodia.
Darfur: the New Name of Genocide
OSI's Chidi Odinkalu argues that the atrocities being committed in the Darfur region of Sudan constitute, by legal definition, a genocide.
Justice in Cambodia
Four major hurdles must be overcome for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia to achieve lasting impact from the upcoming Khmer Rouge trials, argues OSI executive director James Goldston.
Khmer Rouge in the Dock
The Khmer Rouge prosecutions to be carried out by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia could have far-reaching impact, says Open Society Justice Initiative executive director James Goldston.
A Crucial Case for the International Criminal Court
President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda became the first head of state to ask the newly formed International Criminal Court to investigate a case. The ICC must fulfill its promise to mete out impartial justice for the most serious crimes, even where,...