Category Archives: Courts

Afghanistan victims ICC

Justice Delayed in Afghanistan: A failure of OTP preliminary examination?

As we launch our Human Rights in International Justice Project, Solomon Sacco, Deputy Director of Law and Policy, asks: will the ICC meet the demands for justice that we see from all over the world – from Palestine to Colombia; from Mexico to Georgia; from Libya to Cote D’Ivoire; from Afghanistan to the Philippines?

Libya: ICC arrest warrant raises hopes for justice

On 15 August, the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued a warrant for the arrest of Mahmoud el-Werfelli, who is accused of war crimes for actions committed while he was Field Commander of the Special Forces Brigade (Al-Saiqa) affiliated to the Libyan National Army (LNA).

justice south sudan

Looking for Justice. Recommendations for the Hybrid Court for South Sudan

Amnesty International and FIDH present key recommendations on the structure and institutional framework of the HCSS, in order to ensure that the court effectively achieves accountability, meets international fair trial standards, has national legitimacy, and incorporates the best practices of other hybrid and ad hoc tribunals.