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March 4, 2019

Building on shifting sands: evidentiary challenges in universal jurisdiction cases

By: Noémi Manco and Valérie Paulet Mass crimes, remote locations, protection of victims and witnesses, procedural obstacles, outreach. Those are just some of the challenges inherent to universal jurisdiction cases. From gathering evidence to tracking down suspects, each step of the process is long, complex, often frustrating and sometimes downright dangerous. The legal world’s answer...

March 1, 2019

Books: Question and Answer Session with Terje Einarsen and Joseph Rikhof About Their New Book Entitled “A Theory of Punishable Participation in Universal Crimes”

A Theory of Punishable Participation in Universal Crimes, Terje Einarsen and Joseph Rikhof, Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, Brussels (2018) http://www.toaep.org/ps-pdf/37-einarsen-rikhof The Editorial Board of the Philippe Kirsch Institute Global Justice Journal asked the authors some questions about their new book: Question: before discussing the contents of the book, could we first ask you about when...

February 22, 2019

International crimes: Spotlight on Germany’s war crimes unit

Par: Benjamin Duerr, JusticeInfo Correspondent in the Hague, January 10, 2019, published previously in Between 2015 and 2017 Germany’s specialised unit to prosecute international crimes has received more than 4,000 tips of potential war crimes and crimes against humanity. Numerous cases are under investigation. Most of them concern crimes in Syria. In December, however, the...

February 13, 2019

Prosecutors on the Front Line: A Q&A with Teresa McHenry, Head of the Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section of the U.S. Department of Justice

Joseph Rikhof, a member of the editorial board, interviewed Teresa McHenry about the work done by her Section. When and why was your office created? The Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section (HRSP) was created in 2010 as part of an increased focus on human rights related prosecutions by the Justice Department and by Congress. ...

February 8, 2019

Obligation de coopération et immunités dans l’affaire Al-Bashir : vers une infirmation par la Chambre d’appel ?

Par : Azé Kerté Amoulgam Introduction Le 29 mars 2018, la Chambre d’appel de la Cour pénale internationale (ci-après CPI ou Cour) a rendu une ordonnance selon la procédure d’amicus curiae prévue à la règle 103 du Règlement de procédure et de preuve1ICC, Appeals Chamber, The Prosecutor v. Omar Hassan Ahmad Al Bashir: Order inviting expressions...

February 2, 2019

International crimes: spotlight on France’s war crimes unit

Par: Frank Petit, JusticeInfo Correspondent in Paris, December 17, 2018, (photo ©Ph O. GENZEL / OCLCH) published previously in Universal jurisdiction, which allows a country to prosecute any person for serious crimes committed anywhere in the world, is in the frontline of some prosecution strategies, notably with regard to crimes committed in Syria. In Paris, we...

January 30, 2019

L’auto-saisine de l’Assemblée générale des Nations Unies en cas de blocage du Conseil de sécurité – Le précédent méconnu de la « résolution Acheson »

Par : Silviana Cocan Le Conseil de sécurité (le Conseil) s’est vu investi par l’article 24, paragraphe 1, de la Charte des Nations Unies (la Charte), de la responsabilité principale du maintien de la paix et de la sécurité internationales. Il est le garant du système de sécurité collective institué par la Conférence de San...