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Archivo de Etiquetas: ASP

African Union v International Criminal Court: episode MLXIII (?)

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

African Union v International Criminal Court: episode MLXIII (?) It never gets boring. At the latest African Union (AU) summit, which wrapped up recently in Addis Ababa, the AU-ICC controversy went into its next round; this time, however, with a rather constructive proposal for easing the tensions that had built …

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Why the New Weapons Amendments (Should) Apply to Non-States Parties

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Why the New Weapons Amendments (Should) Apply to Non-States Parties by Kevin Jon Heller Although aggression received most of the attention at the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) last month, the ASP also adopted a series of amendments to Art. 8 of the Rome Statute, the war-crimes provision, prohibiting the use …

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One Step Forward for International Criminal Law; One Step Backwards for Jurisdiction

OpinioJuris

One Step Forward for International Criminal Law; One Step Backwards for Jurisdiction by Jennifer Trahan [Jennifer Trahan is Associate Professor, The Center for Global Affairs, NYU-SPS and Chair of the International Criminal Court Committee of the American Branch of the International Law Association] On Thursday, December 14, 2017, the ICC’s …

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The International Criminal Court Gets Jurisdiction Over the Crime of Aggression

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The International Criminal Court Gets Jurisdiction Over the Crime of Aggression The Assembly of States Parties to the Statute of the International Criminal Court has, overnight (New York time), adopted a resolution which activates the jurisdiction of the Court over the crime of aggression. This was the culmination of intense negotiations …

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The Puzzling US Submission to the Assembly of States Parties

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The Puzzling US Submission to the Assembly of States Parties by Kevin Jon Heller The US submission to the ASP has finally appeared. It is not very long — about 1.5 pages — but manages to pack in a good number of false claims and bizarre interpretations of the Rome …

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Election Rules for ICC Judges: A Balanced Bench Through Quasi-Quotas

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Election Rules for ICC Judges: A Balanced Bench Through Quasi-Quotas At its 16th session starting today (Monday 4 December) in New York, the ICC Assembly of States Parties (ASP) will proceed to elect six new judges for the Court. In doing so, the ASP will follow a special procedure that …

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Kenya’s ICC Deferral Request and the proposed amendment to article 16 of the Rome Statute

Kenya’s ICC Deferral Request and the proposed amendment to article 16 of the Rome Statute Editor’s Note:  The authors have recently launched a blog focussing primarily on issues of international criminal justice from an African perspective. See http://warandlaw.blogspot.com According to media reports , the Kenyan government is redoubling its misguided efforts …

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ICC Assembly of States Parties Discusses Possible Amendments to ICC Statute.

ICC Assembly of States Parties Discusses Possible Amendments to ICC Statute. Last week the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the ICC held its Ninth Session in New York. One of the issues on the agenda of the 9th ASP was discussion of amendments to the ICC Statute. Some States …

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Addressing the African Union’s Proposal to Allow the UN General Assembly to Defer ICC Prosecutions

Addressing the African Union’s Proposal to Allow the UN General Assembly to Defer ICC ProsecutionsOne of the aspects of the stand-off between the African Union (AU) and the International Criminal Court (ICC) regarding the proceedings against Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir is the call by AU for the United Nations Security Council …

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