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#GlobalJusticeWeekly - Bosco Ntaganda trial to open at ICC

The long-awaited opening of the trial of militia leader Bosco Ntaganda at the ICC is a significant step in the fight against impunity and sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). 774 mots de plus

Africa

Should War Crime Perpetrators Pursue PhDs?

The first-ever individual convicted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) has asked judges at The Hague-based Court to grant him early release so that he can pursue a PhD. 1 062 mots de plus

International Criminal Court (ICC)

A GIANT OF A MAN

Dikembe Mutombo is a big man. Not just in physical statue but in reputation and influence. He is a retired professional basketball player that stands 7 feet 2 inches tall. 498 mots de plus

The Fight Against Blood Diamonds Continues

Max Rodriguez knows exactly how he is going to propose marriage to his long-term boyfriend, Michael Loper. He has booked a romantic bed-and-breakfast. He has found, using Google Earth, a secluded garden where he plans to take Loper for a sunset walk. 3 459 mots de plus

Inside the Democratic Republic of Congo's Diamond Mines

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, almost all diamond mining is done by hand.

It’s a labor-intensive process that requires hauling away layers of dirt and rock, sometimes 50 feet deep, to expose ancient beds of gravel where the crystals are found. 636 mots de plus

DRC: 10 facts about the ICC Ntaganda trial

The ICC trial of Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda will open on 2 September 2015. Here are ten facts to bring you up to speed. 468 mots de plus

Africa

A U.S. Court Jeopardizes Corporate Transparency Rules, in the Name of Free Speech

Transparency is often seen as an important anticorruption tool, perhaps nowhere more than in extractive industries. Notably, an international movement has called on extractive industry firms to… 1 781 mots de plus

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