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Evidence of sexual violence against men and boys rejected in Ongwen

Guest opinion piece writer Dr. Rosemary Grey, Amnesty’s Legal Adviser Jonathan O’Donohue and International Criminal Justice Clinic student Leonard Krasny reflect on the Trial Chamber’s recent decision to reject requests by victims’ lawyers for three victims to present evidence of sexual violence against boys and men.

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The ICC must become a champion of justice over abuse of power

Legal Adviser Jonathan O’Donohue reflects on the 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute not as a time for celebration but a crisis point for international justice that demands robust action by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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Laurent Gbagbo, interim release, and the ‘interests of justice’

Chiara Loiero, Legal Assistant at Amnesty International’s Centre for International Justice, considers the ICC Appeals Chamber’s recent decision to reject Laurent Gbagbo’s notice of appeal against Trial Chamber I’s latest refusal to grant him interim release during his trial.

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Al Mahdi case: women and girls must not be excluded from reparation

Adrienne Ringin, a student of University of Melbourne Law School’s International Criminal Justice Clinic, highlights important gender concerns arising in the International Criminal Court’s third reparations order. The piece includes input from Amnesty International’s Mali team.