Since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, many atrocities are alleged to have been committed, including war crimes and crimes against humanity. The consequent investigations led by the General Prosecutor of Ukraine prove to be challenging given the special nature of the crimes at stake. The fact-finding process for large-scale violations represents a … Continue reading The conflict in Ukraine: an overview of the cooperative network deployed to investigate alleged crimes
Category: international criminal law
Twelve years after Wikileaks published classified documents from the U.S. army and the U.S. State Department, Julian Assange is about to know whether he will be extradited and have to face trial in the United States for conspiracy and computer fraud. After the British High Court ruled in favour of his extradition, the case has … Continue reading Wikileaks revelations: Julian Assange on the edge of extradition
Trigger warning: graphic descriptions and discussion of abuse On 30 November 2021, the Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt convicted a former fighter of the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes for the enslavement and abuse of members of the Yazidi community in the city of Fallujah, … Continue reading The Yazidi genocide: Is justice finally being served?