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Archivo de Etiquetas: OTP

The ICC Has Jurisdiction over One Form of Genocide in the Rohingya Situation

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The ICC Has Jurisdiction over One Form of Genocide in the Rohingya Situation by Kevin Jon Heller A number of commentators — including me — have questioned whether the OTP should open an investigation into Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya if that investigation would be limited to the crime against …

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Aggression and Criminal Responsibility (for Whom?)

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Aggression and Criminal Responsibility (for Whom?) by Nikola Hajdin [Nikola Hajdin is a doctoral candidate in international law at Stockholm University and a fellow at the Stockholm Centre for International Law and Justice] On December the 14th, 2017, the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute adopted a resolution …

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The ICC’s Curious Dissolution of the Afghanistan Pre-Trial Chamber

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The ICC’s Curious Dissolution of the Afghanistan Pre-Trial Chamber by Kevin Jon Heller Many ICC observers have been wondering why the Pre-Trial Chamber is taking so long to decide on the OTP’s request to open a formal investigation into the situation in Afghanistan. A little-noticed document filed by the Presidency …

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The ICC and Israel: Prosecuting the Punitive Demolition of Palestinian Homes

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The ICC and Israel: Prosecuting the Punitive Demolition of Palestinian Homes by Elvina Pothelet [Elvina Pothelet is a Visiting Researcher at the Harvard Law School and a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Geneva.] Last Friday, a car-ramming attack in the West Bank killed two Israeli soldiers and injured two …

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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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Dossier – Semana 48

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Semana 48 – 27 de noviembre al 3 de diciembre de 2017 A Potentially Serious Problem with the Final Decision Concerning Comoros A Potentially Serious Problem with the Final Decision Concerning Comoros by Kevin Jon Heller A couple of days ago, the OTP finally announced what we all expected: that …

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A Potentially Serious Problem with the Final Decision Concerning Comoros

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A Potentially Serious Problem with the Final Decision Concerning Comoros by Kevin Jon Heller A couple of days ago, the OTP finally announced what we all expected: that it would not reconsider its refusal to open a formal investigation into Israel’s attack on the MV Mavi Marmara. Dov Jacobs has …

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An Utterly Damning Report on Moreno-Ocampo

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An Utterly Damning Report on Moreno-Ocampo by Kevin Jon Heller Following on the heels of the much-reported e-mail scandal, FICHL has released a policy brief entitled “A Prosecutor Falls, Time for the Court to Rise” that is an utterly damning indictment of Luis Moreno-Ocampo’s tenure at the ICC. Here is a taste …

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Piecing the Withdrawal Puzzle: May the ICC still open an investigation in Burundi?

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Piecing the Withdrawal Puzzle: May the ICC still open an investigation in Burundi? (Part 1) by Sergey Vasiliev [Sergey Vasiliev is an Assistant Professor of International Law, Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, Leiden University. This is the first part of a two-part contribution.] Questions raised by the ICC’s reaction …

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