Part 3: Justice for the Rohingya: Issues and Possible Solutions

Part 3: Justice for the Rohingya: Issues and Possible Solutions

By: Matteo Colorio & Feyga Saksonov On September 6, 2018, Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled that the Court could exercise jurisdiction over the alleged deportation (as a crime against humanity) of the Rohingya people from Myanmar...
Part 2: Did the ICC Get it Right? A Look at the Decision to Establish ICC Jurisdiction in Myanmar

Part 2: Did the ICC Get it Right? A Look at the Decision to Establish ICC Jurisdiction in Myanmar

By: Claudia Magloire & Derek Van Becelaere Background On September 6, 2018, a Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued its Decision on the Prosecutor’s request as to whether or not the Court has jurisdiction over the alleged deportation...
Part 1: Pre-Trial Chamber Grant Jurisdiction over Rohingya Deportation: One Step Closer to Accountability for these Atrocities

Part 1: Pre-Trial Chamber Grant Jurisdiction over Rohingya Deportation: One Step Closer to Accountability for these Atrocities

By: Carolina Battistella & Jade Tyson Background of the Issue The Muslim Rohingya people of Myanmar have endured various human rights atrocities and violations of international humanitarian law for years resulting in systematic oppression and the ‘othering’ of the...
Fiddling While Rome Burns?  The Appeals Chamber’s Curious Decision in Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo

Fiddling While Rome Burns? The Appeals Chamber’s Curious Decision in Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo

By Leila Nadya Sadat (originally posted on EJIL: Talk!) On March 21, 2016, after a 4-1/2 year-long trial that heard the testimony of 77 witnesses, the introduction of 773 items of evidence, and gave rise to a transcript that was thousands of pages long, a unanimous...