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December 14, 2018

ICC Moot Court Competition 2018: Reflections on Three Ground-Breaking Issues by University of Ottawa Advocates

By: Ashley Geerts, Mina Karabit, Christine Kucey Research skills. Teamwork skills. Written advocacy skills. Oral advocacy skills. These are essential for a moot competition where teams of law students face-off as adversaries in a mock trial or appeal. Judges score the parties on their factums and oral arguments. The rewards are tremendous for those who...

October 18, 2018

Analysis: International Justice for War Crimes Committed in Syria

By: Jolene Hansell Pro-democracy protests in March 2011 triggered the Syrian civil war. 7½ years later, the war continues at an incredible cost: 364,300 dead; 156,900 missing, presumed dead; 5 million refugees abroad; and 6 million internally displaced.1“Why is there War in Syria?”, BBC News (September 7, 2018), https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-35806229; “Syria: Events of 2017”, Human Rights...

September 28, 2018

Analysis: The International Criminal Court Decides that It Has Jurisdiction Over the Alleged Deportation of the Rohingya

By: James Hendry Pre-Trial Chamber 1 of the international Criminal Court has taken a progressive step toward moving the Rohingya situation to investigation by deciding that the Court had jurisdiction over the matter. The Chamber decided the question as a result of a Request from the Prosecutor under article 19(3) of the Rome Statute.1https://www.icc-cpi.int/CourtRecords/CR2018_02057.pdf, see...

September 18, 2018

Analysis: Post-War Ground Realities of Dissolving Territories and Protracted Displacement of Eelam Tamils in Sri Lanka

An Analysis of the Militarization and Land Confiscation under the Lens of Persecution and Forcible Displacement as Crimes Against Humanity By: Piratheeca Vimalarajah This article assesses the militarization and post-war confiscation of lands by the Government of Sri Lanka against Eelam Tamils in the North-East under the lens of persecution and forcible transfer of population...

September 11, 2018

Analysis: International Crimes in Myanmar Alleged in Human Rights Council Report

By: James Hendry On August 24, the Human Rights Council released the Report of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar1Advance Unedited Version, A/HRC/39/64 at https://www.ohchr.org/Documents/HRBodies/HRCouncil/FFM-Myanmar/A_HRC_39_64.pdf. in advance of its 39th session in September. This followed the flight of almost three-quarters of a million Rohingya to Bangladesh by August 2018 to live there in dire...

August 20, 2018

Analyse : Enfin une convention pour la prévention et la répression des crimes contre l’humanité?

Par : Johanne Levasseur Malgré le grand nombre de victimes passées et présentes, les crimes contre l’humanité ne font toujours pas l’objet d’une convention internationale globale et universelle. En vue de combler cette lacune, en juillet 2017, la Commission de droit international a adopté en première lecture un projet de convention sur la prévention et...