prosecution

Georgia at the ICC : The Court steps out of Africa

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In 2008, shortly after the end of the armed conflict between Georgia and Russia, Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo declared the beginning of a preliminary examination. The ICC prosecution is seeking to investigate allegations of crimes against humanity as well as war crimes committed in Georgia between July and October 2008.

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Closes its Doors

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The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda was created by the UN Security Council in 1994, as a response to the genocide against the Tutsis happening in the country at the time. Its main mission was to prosecute criminals responsible for the genocide as well as serious violations of international humanitarian law committed in Rwanda, between January 1st and December 31st, 1994.

50 years after the killings in Indonesia: victims are still waiting for justice

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The Indonesian killings were the result of an anti-communist purge, following a failed coup attempted on 30 September 1965, in which an estimated 500’000 to 1 million people were killed. The purge was a major event in the annihilation of the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) as a political force. The army as well as paramilitary groups, hunted down members of the PKI, which was blamed for the death of six army general on 30 September and 1 October.

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