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Uganda + 3 more

International Justice Tribune No. 148 - March 28, 2012

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…

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IJT
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28 Mar 2012
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Kenya + 2 more

International Justice Tribune No. 144 - February 1, 2012

Shaping Kenya’s political landscape ICC judges found last week there are grounds to believe prosecutors’ claims that a bloodthirsty ritual saw the leaders of Kenya’s Kalenjin tribe create a criminal network that swore to kill as many…

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IJT
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01 Feb 2012
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Rwanda + 3 more

International Justice Tribune No. 143 - January 18, 2012

Losing civil parties in Cambodia Soum Rithy spent two years of his youth being beaten and tortured in a Khmer Rouge jail between 1977 and 1979, after Pol Pot’s cadres mistook him for a soldier in the…

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News and Press Release
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IJT
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19 Jan 2012
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Rwanda

ICTR record breaking case comes to a close

“We cannot follow the proceedings at the Rwanda tribunal in Butare.” Lambert has no money to travel to Tanzania to witness the trial against alleged genocide suspects from 1994. The Rwandan would have loved to see…

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News and Press Release
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IJT
Posted:
06 Jul 2011

Kenya

Kenyan refugees seek justice

"Life here is terrible. Our children are dying from the extreme cold. We are refugees in our own country," says a resident of the Ya Mumbi Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Kenya's Northern Rift valley region. Three years…

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News and Press Release
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IJT
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21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Kenya awaits ICC warrants

Kenya expects the International Criminal Court this month to hand out six arrest warrants to alleged perpetrators of the country's post-election violence. Public speculation is rife, and the looming warrants are causing tension between Kenya's two main political parties. By Claire…

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News and Press Release
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IJT
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21 Mar 2011

Rwanda

Rwanda: Truth and reconciliation at a price

In the next few weeks, Rwanda will complete the most comprehensive post-conflict justice programme attempted anywhere in the world. Since 2001, 11,000 community-based gacaca courts, overseen by locally-elected judges and barring any participation by lawyers, have prosecuted around 400,000 suspected…

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News and Press Release
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IJT
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Rwanda

Gacaca: Rwanda's grassroots justice

Fifteen years on, Rwandans are still reliving the genocide. Every week, scores of people around the country attend the community-based Gacaca trials of alleged génocidaires in their communities. By Thijs Bouwknegt Two suspects dressed in pink prison uniforms are brought into…

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News and Press Release
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IJT
Posted:
26 May 2011

Rwanda

Rwanda: Gacaca courts near end

By Thijs Bouwknegt The Rwandan Gacaca courts, initially scheduled to close in June 2009, will now have to finish their work by the end of this year. The traditional courts were enlisted in 2001 to serve as a vehicle for truth,…

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News and Press Release
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IJT
Posted:
26 May 2011

Kenya

Kenya: Annan - Victims crave justice

On a visit to Nairobi this week, former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan welcomed the Kenyan government's assurance that it will cooperate fully with the International Criminal Court (ICC) on establishing the best way to secure justice for victims…

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News and Press Release
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IJT
Posted:
21 Mar 2011