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Voices from the ground: Reactions from Ituri on recent ICC judgments

In this post from the International Justice Monitor, people from Ituri, Democratic Republic of Congo give their reactions to and ask questions about the confirmation of the acquittal of Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui and other recent ICC decisions. 2 841 mots de plus


I saw the UN cover up sexual abuse

The United Nations denies it tried to cover up the sexual abuse of minors by French troops in the Central African Republic.  The world body calls the allegations “highly offensive.” I can testify from my own personal experience in the Democratic Republic of Congo that the UN does hide the abuse of its blue helmets and others. 467 mots de plus


Netherlands to deport Congolese militia leader Ngudjolo

Dutch authorities are set to deport Congolese militia leader Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui after a court rejected his second asylum request last week. While the decision can be appealed, it would not suspend deportation. 731 mots de plus

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Repairing and Reparations: Buying Victims’ Silence in the DRC?

Mattia Cacciatori joins JiC for this post on the challenges of providing effective and appropriate reparations from the International Criminal Court. Mattia is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Bath, focusing on the role of superpowers in the administration of Transitional Justice. 1 135 mots de plus

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Conflict­-Free Campus Initiative


Home to the deadliest conflict since World War II, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is notorious for human rights violations, including violence against women and the use of child soldiers. 617 mots de plus


IMF: It's My Fault (Not!)

Each April and October the International Monetary Fund releases its hugely influential World Economic Outlook. The WEO is key reading for policy-makers, especially those in Africa, Asia and Latin America who often base their decisions on the Fund’s forecasts. 457 mots de plus


Keep Your Eyes on the Prize: Part II

February 1, 2013–I typed the words « Keep Your Eyes on the Prize » as a blog entry. We had just learned that our expected 6-9 month wait to bring Gabriel Bilo home was now estimated to take 3-6 months more. 367 mots de plus