International Criminal Law Roundup - Week 13

The International Criminal Law group at PluriCourts regularly provides updates on news, blog posts and issues related to international criminal tribunals. Here are the updates from week 13, 2017.

News

30 March: Simone Gbagbo cleared of war crimes charges, Aljazeera and The Guardian

30 March: El Salvador to investigate military leaders over civil war massacre, Reuters

27 March: Spanish court to investigate Syrian ‘state terrorism’ by Assad regime, The Guardian

27 March: Sudan’s Bashir to attend Jordan summit despite warrant, News24

27 March: UN vows Khmer Rouge trial aid, Khmer Times

27 March: War crimes probes will hinder Sri Lanka’s reconciliation: ex-defence secretary, Reuters

24 March: ICC orders Congo warlord Germain Katanga to pay victims, BBC

Comment

Alexandra Harrington, The ICC’s reparations decision in Prosecutor v Katanga, Part 1, IntLawGrrls

Mark Kersten, Between disdain and dependency- Uganda’s controversial place in the ICC-Africa relationship, JiC

Alex Whiting, Lenient sentences in ICC obstruction case undermine Court’s authority, Just Security

Publications

Cassandra Steer, Translating guilt: Identifying leadership liability for mass atrocity crimes, Springer

Jenia I. Turner, Defense perspectives on fairness and efficiency at the ICC, SSRN

Call for Papers

ICTY Celebrities: War criminals after trial and their homecoming, ICJR

Published Mar. 31, 2017 9:35 AM - Last modified Mar. 31, 2017 9:35 AM