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Editors Human Rights Law in Africa

The Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) was adopted in Rome in 1998. The court's jurisdiction extends to genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes committed on the territory or by a national of a state party to the Statute. The jurisdiction of the court is subsidiary to

Seun Bamidele

-Sierra-Leone civil war within the West African region were few experiences that questioned the logic of war and actions of war actors including the roles of the International Criminal Court ( ICC ). In recent times, activities of rebel movement in African States, wars within the Horn of Africa countries, Darfur

Janine Natalya Clark

courts, namely the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) and the International Criminal Court (ICC). It will argue that notwithstanding the important and creative Outreach work being undertaken by these courts, more resources must be

Edited by Christof Heyns

Manisuli Ssenyonjo

. On 13 October 2005, the International Criminal Court (ICC) Pre-Trial Chamber II unsealed the warrants of arrest for five senior leaders of the Lord’s Resistance Army/Movement (LRA/M) for crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Uganda since July 2002. While these warrants were yet to be

Angela Overton and Dawn Rothe

expert in criminal justice proceedings has long been an area of contention and debate among practitioners and scholars. Yet, there has been little to no discussion of the role of experts within the International Criminal Court (ICC). Here a bifurcation is drawn between those experts that are witnesses

Sylvia Ntube Ngane

Law, University of Leeds, UK Abstract It is an established rule of international law that all witnesses shall testify at the seat of the court. Th e witness scheme of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is a complex one which provides for direct and indirect judicial authority over witnesses. Th is

Beth Van Schaack

doctrine. Keywords international criminal law ; International Criminal Court (ICC) ; women ; crime of aggression ; national sovereignty ; humanitarian intervention ; just war 1. Introduction Any feminist defence of the doctrine of humanitarian intervention must take as its starting point the recognition

Jakob Pichon

Criminal Court Jakob Pichon * Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, Germany Abstract In April 2007, the Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued its fi rst arrest warrants with regard to the situation in Darfur