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January 23, 2018

Case Comment: Dutch Court Convicts Ethiopian War Criminal to Life Imprisonment

By: Joseph Rikhof There have been a number of proceedings against officials of the brutal Mengistu regime in Ethiopia, from criminal proceedings in that country to immigration and extradition processes in countries in Europe and North America. The decision of the Dutch court represents a unique contribution to this developing jurisprudence with respect to Ethiopia...

January 19, 2018

Comment: Canada’s Trade-off Between Arms and Human Rights

By: James Hendry Canada has exported light armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia for many years. In 2016, the federal government approved the export of more of these vehicles worth billions of dollars and supplying many Canadian jobs. There had been no reported incidents of these vehicles being used against civilian populations until last summer, when...

December 21, 2017

News: Second Week of the Assembly of States Parties to the ICC

By: Amanda Ghahremani, Leah Gardner and Isabelle Jacovella Rémillard As mentioned in a previous post, the Canadian Centre for International Justice (CCIJ) attended the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the International Criminal Court (ICC) Statute in New York City as a member of the Canadian Partnership for International Justice (“the Canadian Partnership”). The goal...

December 19, 2017

Case Comment: Potential Corporate Liability in Transnational Law Redux

By: James Hendry The following case comment analyzes the British Columbia Court of Appeal decision in Araya v. Nevsun Resources Ltd, in which the plaintiffs allege Nevsun is liable for actions contrary to international law that occurred in Eritrea at a mining project in that country. The Court of Appeal unanimously dismissed Nevsun’s appeal from...

December 9, 2017

News: First Week of the Assembly of States Parties to the ICC

By: Amanda Ghahremani, Leah Gardner and Isabelle Jacovella Rémillard The Canadian Centre for International Justice is currently attending the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the International Criminal Court (ICC) Statute in New York City as a member of the Canadian Partnership for International Justice (“the Canadian Partnership”). The ASP is the Court’s management oversight...

November 28, 2017

Analysis: The Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor in Kosovo

By: James Hendry On June 28, 2017, the Specialist Chambers of the Constitutional Court of Kosovo (SCCC), a court composed entirely of non-nationals of Kosovo, delivered a decision under the Constitution of Kosovo at The Hague. The SCCC decided that the Rules of Procedure and Evidence before the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (Rules) that would govern...

November 24, 2017

Analysis: A History and Typology of International Criminal Institutions

By: Joseph Rikhof There has been plethora of international criminal institutions in the last 15 years. The First Generation What can be termed the first generation of such organizations, are the ones established by the United Nations Security Council under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter. They are the International Criminal Tribunals for the...