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How Do Witnesses Feel Testifying Against Accused War Criminals?

Stephen Smith Cody | Posted 08.24.2014 | World
Stephen Smith Cody

Witnesses who testify at the International Criminal Court (ICC) against accused war criminals often take great risks to do so. Yet, until now, their voices have been missing from discussions about how the ICC is fulfilling its responsibility to prepare and protect those who testify.

Malala, Lubanga, and the Universal Right to Childhood

The Morningside Post | Posted 12.17.2012 | World
The Morningside Post

The Security Council and the International Criminal Court have both shown a lack of determination to treat crimes against children with the gravity that their mandates demand.

Congolese Warlord Sentenced To 14 Years For Using Child Soldiers

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 09.08.2012 | World

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The International Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced a Congolese warlord to 14 years in jail for using child soldiers — a pun...

Congolese Warlord Sentenced To 30 Years

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 08.13.2012 | World

AMSTERDAM -- The International Criminal Court prosecutor asked judges on Wednesday to hand down a 30-year sentence to a Congolese warlord convicted of...

Justice for "Bush Wives": The ICC and Bosco Ntaganda

Eva Smets | Posted 07.31.2012 | World
Eva Smets

Luis Moreno-Ocampo's recent decision to add separate charges on sexual violence against Bosco Ntaganda is a promising move. It may give voice to the many Congolese women and girls, abducted, raped and used as sexual slaves by their "commanders."

A Video That Helped Convict a Warlord and What It Could Mean for Kony 2012

Yvette Alberdingk Thijm | Posted 05.19.2012 | Impact
Yvette Alberdingk Thijm

With much respect to the legitimacy of the debate around "Kony 2012," there is a single sentence that keeps pushing itself into focus before my eyes: we have to open the eyes of the world to human rights abuses.

Lessons From Lubanga

Morris Davis | Posted 05.16.2012 | World
Morris Davis

Whether you can put a price on justice is an interesting philosophical argument, but it is possible to have a meaningful discussion about whether international crimes tribunals are worth the costs.

Congolese Warlord Convicted Of Using Child Soldiers

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.14.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Thomas Lubanga and Joseph Kony are accused of leading jungle militias that turned African children into killers. While ...


AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.13.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Thomas Lubanga and Joseph Kony are accused of leading jungle militias that turned African children into killers, but wh...

Angelina Jolie Attends Trial At The Hague

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Angelina Jolie sat in a courtside booth Tuesday at the International Criminal Court and watched the trial of a Congoles...

Save Darfur: Why the UN Security Council Should Stop the ICC's Efforts to Indict al-Bashir

The Morningside Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
The Morningside Post

What's happening in Darfur is despicable, and al-Bashir is undoubtedly responsible -- if not for instigating the violence, but at least for his failure to attempt to stop it.

Video for Change: The ICC and Justice for Child Soldiers in the DRC

Yvette Alberdingk Thijm | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yvette Alberdingk Thijm

The International Criminal Court commenced its first trial Jan 26, and I am inspired by the myriad and unprecedented ways video and technology have been incorporated into the proceedings.

Congolese Militia Leader Denies War Crimes

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Former Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga has pleaded not guilty to charges of using child soldiers, at the International Criminal Court (ICC). ...