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«Remembering Rwanda, Ban urges a firm stand against hate speech»


«7 April 2016 – On the 22nd anniversary of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the role hate speech plays in inciting division and violence, and urged the international community to “fight genocide ideology.”

In his message for the International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda, the Secretary-General noted that genocide is not a single event, and part of a process that takes time and preparation.

“One of the key warning signs is the spread of hate speech in public discourse and the media that targets particular communities,” Mr. Ban said, noting this year’s theme for the Day, ‘Fighting Genocide Ideology.’

He urged Governments, the judiciary and civil society to “stand firm against hate speech and those who incite division and violence.”

With a nod to the instability ongoing in parts of the Great Lakes, he urged taking inspiration from survivors’ courage in showing that reconciliation is possible even after such a tragedy.

“With the Great Lakes region still facing serious threats to peace and security, healing and reconstruction remain essential,” he said.

In 1994, more than 800,000 people were systematically murdered throughout Rwanda. The vast majority were Tutsi, but moderate Hutu, Twa and others were also targeted.

The Secretary-General will join survivors of the genocide in Rwanda and the Holocaust next week, when the United Nations officially marks the Day of Reflection on Monday, 11 April.

This will be one of numerous events underway over the course of the next 100 days, which is the length of time that the genocide was underway. The commemoration will end on 4 July, which is Rwanda’s “Liberation Day.” »

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«The International Criminal Court Summer School 2016 27 June – 1 July 2016 – NUI Galway, Ireland»


«The International Criminal Court Summer School 2016
27 June – 1 July 2016, NUI Galway, Ireland
The annual International Criminal Court Summer School at the Irish Centre for Human Rights is the premier summer school specialising on the International Criminal Court. The summer school allows participants the opportunity to attend a series of intensive lectures over five days. The lectures are given by leading academics on the subject as well as by legal professionals working at the International Criminal Court. The interactive and stimulating course is particularly suited to postgraduate students, legal professionals, scholars, and NGO workers. Participants are provided with a detailed working knowledge of the establishment of the Court, its structures and operations, and the applicable law. Lectures also speak to related issues in international criminal law, including: genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, the crime of aggression, jurisdiction, fair trial rights, and the rules of procedure and evidence.
This year’s ICC Summer School will include a special session on victims at the International Criminal Court.
The list of speakers at the 2016 ICC Summer School includes the following:
Professor William Schabas (Irish Centre for Human Rights/Middlesex University);
Professor Anne-Marie de Brouwer (Tilburg University); Dr Fabricio Guariglia (Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court); Professor Megan A. Fairlie (Florida International University); Paolina Massida (Office of the Public Counsel for Victims, International Criminal Court); Professor Ray Murphy (Irish Centre for Human Rights); Dr Rod Rastan (Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court); Dr Mohamed M. El Zeidy (International Criminal Court); Professor Donald M. Ferencz (Middlesex University); Dr Nadia Bernaz (Middlesex University); Fiona McKay (former head of Victims Participation and Reparations Section of the International Criminal Court) Dr Kwadwo Appiagyei Atua (University of Ghana and University of Lincoln); Dr Noelle Higgins (Maynooth University);?Dr Shane Darcy (Irish Centre for Human Rights).
An early bird registration fee of €400 is available for delegates who register before 15 April 2016, with the fee for registrations after that date being €450. The registration fee includes all course materials, all lunches and refreshments, a social activity and a closing dinner. A limited number of scholarships are also available. Please see the General Information section of our website for further information.
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To register and for more information regarding the 2016 ICC Summer School, please visit our website at http://www.conference.ie/Conferences/index.asp?Conference=464, and follow us on Facebook or Twitter.
Should you have any queries, please email: iccsummerschool@gmail.com

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New Issue: La semaine juridique-édition génerale, n.51/2014

In this issue:

p., 1290 Cour pénale internationale – Confirmation des charges pour atteintes à l’administration de la justice : une première pour la
Cour pénale internationale (CPI, Chambre préliminaire II, 11 nov. 2014, ICC-01/05-01/13-749-tFRA)
➤act. Raphaëlle Nollez-Goldbach,chargée de recherche au CNRS,Centre de théorie et analyse dudroit, université Paris Ouest Nanterre, École normale supérieure & CNRS (UMR 7074)
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New Issue: British Yearbook of International law, v. 84 (1) 2014

In this issue:

Vol. 84, No. 1

British Yearbook of International Law 2014 84: xiii-xxiii
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Cosmopolitanism at a Crossroads: Hersch Lauterpacht and the Israeli Declaration of Independence
Eliav Lieblich and Yoram Shachar, p. 1-51

Unravelling the Mystery of Jus Cogens in International Law
Asif Hameed, p. 52-102

The Idea of ‘Rules’ in the Sources of International Law
Jean d’Aspremont,p. 103-130

The Jurisprudence of the Yugoslav and Rwandan Criminal Tribunals on their Jurisdiction and on International Crimes (2004-2013)
Robert Kolb,p. 131-186

Rethinking Jurisdiction in International Law
Alex Mills,p. 187-239

Silence in International Law
Helen Quane,p. 240-270

The Use of Court-Appointed Experts by the International Court of Justice
Daniel Peat, p. 271-303

Narrative and Theory: Formalism’s Recurrent Return
Sahib Singh, p. 304-343

Reviews of Books
The International Court of Justice. By Robert Kolb
Hugh Thirlway,p. 344-35.

The Development of International Law by the International Court of Justice. By Christian J. Tams & James Sloan (eds)
Hugh Thirlway,p. 351-354

The Sources of International Law. By Hugh Thirlway
Alexander Orakhelashvili,p. 355-357

The Foundations of International Investment Law: Bringing Theory into Practice. By Zachary Douglas, Joost Pauwelyn and Jorge E. Vinuales (eds)
Edward Guntrip,p. 357-361

Commentaries on Selected Model Investment Treaties. By Chester Brown (ed)
Catharine Titi,p. 61-364

The Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law. By Bardo Fassbender and Anne Peters (eds)
Cameron A. Miles,p. 364-370

The Origins of International Investment Law – Empire, Environment and the Safeguarding of Capital. By Kate Miles
Valentina Vadi,p. 370-372

Complementarity in the Line of Fire: The Catalysing Effect of the International Criminal Court in Uganda and Sudan. By Sarah M.H. Nouwen
Christian M. De Vos,p. 372-374

The Right to Housing: Law, Concepts, Possibilities. By Jessie Hohmann
Jayna Kothari,p. 374-376

Intangible Cultural Heritage in International Law. By Lucas Lixinski
Sun Thathong,p. 377-381

Conflict Law: The Influence of New Weapons Technology, Human Rights and Emerging Actors. By William H. Boothby
Emily Crawford. p. 381-383

The Oxford Handbook of International Law in Armed Conflict. By Andrew Clapham and Paola Gaeta (eds)
Naomi Burke,p. 383-385

Cyber Operations and the Use of Force in International Law. By Marco Roscini
Russell Buchan,p. 385-389

Entscheidungen der Schiedsinstanz für Naturalrestitution Band 5/ Decisions of the Arbitration Panel for “In Rem” Restitution Volume 5. By Josef aicher, Erich Kussbach & August Reinisch with Susanne Helene Betz (eds)
Jonathan A Bush,p. 389-394

Decisions of British Courts During 2013
Involving Questions of Public or Private International Law

1. Apex Global Management Ltd v Fi Call Ltd and others, 11 June 2013, [2013] EWCA Civ 642, [2013] 4 All ER 216, [2014] 1 WLR 492 (CA(Civ)) /
2. Smith and others v Ministry of Defence, 19 June 2013, [2013] UKSC 41, [2014] AC 52, [2013] 4 All ER 794, [2013] 3 WLR 69 (SC) / 3. AA-R (IRAN) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, 12 July 2013, [2013] EWCA Civ 835, unreported (CA(Civ)) /
4. Ford v Malaysian Airline Systems Berhad, 27 September 2013, [2013] EWCA Civ 1163, [2014] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 301 (CA(Civ)) /
5. Al-Malki and another v Reyes and another, 4 October 2013, UKEAT/0403/12/GE, [2014] ICR 135 (Langstaff J) /
6. Benkharbouche v Embassy of the Republic of Sudan and Janah v Embassy of the Republic of Libya, 4 October 2013 , UKEAT/0401/12/GE, UKEAT/0020/13/GE, [2014] 1 CMLR 40, [2014] ICR 169, [2013] IRLR 918 (Langstaff J) /
7. Regina v Gul (Mohammed), 23 October 2013, [2013] UKSC 64, [2013] 3 WLR 1207, [2014] 1 Cr App R 14 (SC(E)) /
8. Youssef v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, 29 October 2013, [2013] EWCA Civ 1302 (CA(Civ)) /
9. Belhaj and another v Straw and Others, 20 December 2013, [2013] EWHC 4111 (QB) (Simon J): A. Public International Law
Andrew Sanger,p. 95-484

Decisions of British Courts During 2013 Involving Questions of Public or Private International Law: B. Private International Law
Andrew Scot,p. 485-525


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New Issue: Revue de droit international et de droit comparé, n. 3/2014

In this issue:


Le droit processuel des consommateurs, Vincenzo Zeno-Zencovich et Maria Cecilia Cecilia Paglietti

Les droits fondamentaux dans la constitution tunisienne, Mehdi Bali

Le procureur de la Cour pénale internationale et le jeu d’échecs, Idris Fassassi

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New Issue: SQDI, n. 26.2/2013

In this issue:


Élévation du niveau de la mer et frontières maritimes : les États possèdent-ils des droits acquis sur leur territoire submergé?
Virginie Blanchette-Séguin

The International Criminal Court in Guinea : A Case Study of Complementarity
Will Colish

La CPI : une Cour contre les Africains ou une Cour attentive à la souffrance des victimes africaines?
Jacques B. Mbokani

La diversité culturelle est-elle à l’abri de la protection internationale des droits de l’homme? Une analyse de la jurisprudence des cours des droits de l’homme,
Leticia Sakai

Responsabilité de protéger et protection des civils dans les conflits armés : un rapprochement au détriment du droit international humanitaire?
Raphaël van Steenberghe

Travailleurs migrants : Regard transversal sur une réalité complexe – Colloque ACFAS, mai 2012
Interdiction de changer d’employeur pour les travailleurs migrants : obstacle majeur à l’exercice des droits humains au Canada
Eugénie Depatie-Pelletier & Myriam Dumont Robillard

L’égalité des places pour diminuer la déqualification professionnelle chez les aides familiales résidentes au Canada
Émilie Giroux-Gareau & France Houle

Notes et commentaires

Du droit cosmopolitique au droit global : pour une rupture épistémologique dans l’approche juridique
Antoine Guilmain

Grande conférence du professeur William Schabas sur l’avenir de la Cour pénale internationale – Résumé
Aurore Le Roy, Véronique Rocheleau-Brosseau & Érick Sullivan

Cambodge – L’interminable attente de justice
Peter Leuprecht

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New Book: An Introduction to the Law of International Criminal Tribunals

An Introduction to the Law of International Criminal Tribunals

A Comparative Study. Second Revised Edition

Geert-Jan Alexander Knoops
In An Introduction to the Law of International Criminal Tribunals Geert-Jan Alexander Knoops offers an overview of the basic topics in international criminal law (ICL).

It discusses main characteristics of International Criminal Tribunals (ICTs), as well as definitions of international crimes. The book will delve into issues of jurisdiction and complementarity, liability principles and specialized defences. Other topics are: due process rights, evidence, trials in absentia and State cooperation. A new chapter is devoted to the geopolitical effects of international criminal prosecutions.

The second revised edition includes a chapter on the “new” crime of aggression and is updated with the most recent developments in ICL. The book is essential to everyone becoming familiar with the basic topics and challenges within ICL.

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New Issue: Revue de droit international et de droit comparé, n. 3/2014

pubilIn the latest issue:


Le droit processuel des consommateurs, Vincenzo Zeno-Zencovich et Maria Cecilia Cecilia Paglietti

Les droits fondamentaux dans la constitution tunisienne, Mehdi Bali

Le procureur de la Cour pénale internationale et le jeu d’échecs, Idris Fassassi

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ICC: » Al-Senussi case: Appeals Chamber confirms case is inadmissible before ICC «

pubil«On  24 July 2014, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) unanimously confirmed Pre-Trial Chamber I’s decision which declare​​d the case against Abdullah Al-Senussi inadmissible before the ICC.

On 2 April 2013, the Libyan authorities filed a challenge to the admissibility of the case with regard to Abdullah Al Senussi before Pre-Trial Chamber I of the ICC.  On 11 October 2013, Pre-Trial Chamber I decided that the case against Mr Al-Senussi was inadmissible before the Court as it was subject to on-going domestic proceedings conducted by the competent Libyan authorities and that Libya was willing and able genuinely to carry out such investigation. On 17 October 2013, the Defence appealed this decision. …»

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