Part 4: Claiming Jurisdiction:  Comparing the ICC Pre-Trial Chamber Decision Regarding Myanmar with Other Approaches

Part 4: Claiming Jurisdiction: Comparing the ICC Pre-Trial Chamber Decision Regarding Myanmar with Other Approaches

By: Josh Handelman & Christian Rose In September 2018, a Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled that the Court has jurisdiction to consider the alleged deportation of the Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh, and potentially other...
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...
International Law Weekend 2018 – The Rome Statute at 20: Dedicated to the Memory of M. Cherif Bassiouni, the “Father” of International Criminal Law and the ICC

International Law Weekend 2018 – The Rome Statute at 20: Dedicated to the Memory of M. Cherif Bassiouni, the “Father” of International Criminal Law and the ICC

By Lola Awobokun I had the pleasure of attending International Law Weekend (ILW) 2018 in New York, October 18-20, as a student ambassador of the Harris Institute. During ILW, I was privileged to attend a panel dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute...