by Alexis Demirdjian* – Legal Officer at the Office of the Prosecutor, ICTY A version with footnotes and references is available here. In early 2012, the French Assemblée Nationale adopted a bill criminalizing the denial of genocides, amongst others that of the genocide committed by the Ottoman Empire against Armenians living on its territory, between [...]
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by Philippa Webb On 25 September, Equatorial Guinea sought to institute proceedings against France at the International Court of Justice. It is the latest in a series of cases brought by African countries against France for purported violations of the immunity of State officials. Equatorial Guinea claims that France has breached international law through proceedings [...]
by Rachel Lindon For the English version of this post, click here. Deux procès se sont tenus à ce jour en France, à l’encontre de somaliens accusés d’actes de piraterie au large des côtes somaliennes. Lors du premier procès, qui s’est tenu en novembre 2011, dans l’affaire dite du Carré d’As, sur les six personnes [...]
The CPCR (Collectif des Parties Civiles pour le Rwanda) et Survie issued a press release on 28 February to denounce the disappearance of the file on the extradition of Mr. Hyacinthe Rafiki Nsengiyumva (Minister of Transports in Rwanda at the time of the Genocide). The file, which was due to be discussed in a hearing [...]