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18 Jul 2012 description
  • The victims’ long wait in Bangui
  • What Lubanga is not guilty of
  • A sense of pride after Videla trial
20 Jun 2012 description
  • A narrow path to legitimacy for the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL)

  • Judge Cotte: “We are making progress”*

  • Building up a polished image of peace and justice

23 May 2012 description
  • Mladic: just another “false start”

  • ICC second case ends in the shadows of Lubanga’s trial

  • In or out - still no sense of justice

  • ICTY: Gotovina’s attack on Knin was “legal” (defence)

  • The smaller the fish, the bigger the rap

  • Charles Taylor says war crimes courts are tools of the West

  • “Dialogue is launched in Tunisia”

09 May 2012 description

Beyond Taylor, “Where is our justice?”

by Janet Anderson, The Hague

Sierra Leone and Liberia experimented with very different paths to justice – restorative with truth commissions and retributive with the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) trials. How do local communities see this, following the conviction against former Liberian president Charles Taylor two weeks ago?

28 Mar 2012 description

The only LRA trial in deadlock

by Mark Schenkel, Kampala

Compared to the vociferous campaign against Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) leader Joseph Kony, the silence surrounding the only LRA trial to date is deafening. Things are much quieter around Thomas Kwoyelo since his first court appearance in the town of Gulu in northern Uganda in July 2011.

Arrested three years ago in the DR Congo, Kwoyelo, a former LRA member, remains in detention, awaiting the outcome of a legal battle which will determine whether his trial will continue.