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March 28, 2018

Case Comment: Lubanga: New Direction in Reparations Liability from the ICC

By: Pearl Eliadis In the largest reparations case to date from the International Criminal Court (ICC), the Trial Chamber II handed down its decision in the Lubanga case in December 2017.1The Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo No. ICC-01/04-01/06-3379-Red, December 15, 2017 (Trial Chamber II) online https://www.icc-cpi.int/Pages/record.aspx?docNo=ICC-01/04-01/06-3379-Red (“Lubanga”). The decision, rendered by judges Marc Perrin de...

March 22, 2018

Case Comment: Reparations Principles in the Al Mahdi Appeal

By: James Hendry The Appeal Chambers of the International Criminal Court held that the Trial Chamber had the power to create categories of reparation victims and to delegate to the Trust Fund for Victims the power to screen Applicants according to these categories, while retaining ultimate control of the issues of eligibility and security for...

March 14, 2018

Analysis: Extended Liability in the Magnitsky Act

By: Joseph Rikhof The Magnitsky Act contains some unusual concepts in respect to extended liability, which cannot be interpreted by referring to Canadian criminal law. This article will attempt to address this lacuna by looking at a wide range of domestic and international instruments to suggest a reasonable interpretation of the words used in this...

March 7, 2018

Case Comment: The Reach of South Africa’s Anti-Terrorism Law

By: James Hendry The Constitutional Court of South Africa ensured that a permanent resident could be tried and convicted of terrorist activity under domestic law for bombings he had orchestrated in his country of citizenship, Nigeria, by rejecting a narrow interpretation of South African anti-terrorism legislation, while rejecting his reliance on the “armed struggle” exception...

February 27, 2018

Commentaire d’arrêt : L’Affaire Bemba – Les violences sexuelles et la responsabilité pénale des chefs militaires et des supérieurs hiérarchiques

Par: Marilynn Rubayika Le 21 mars 2016, M. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo a été déclaré coupable et condamné, trois mois plus tard, à 18 ans de prison pour les crimes contre l’humanité et les crimes de guerre commis par les soldats du Mouvement de libération du Congo en République centrafricaine. Ce faisant, la Cour pénale internationale...

February 16, 2018

Analysis: A New Scheme For Canadian Corporate Responsibility Operating Abroad

By: James Hendry The federal government has announced the creation of a Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise to carry out its international obligations and to ensure that Canadian companies operating abroad act responsibly in the communities in which they operate. This article will look at the government’s description of the new office it will create...