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
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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?
Corporate criminal liability is an emerging field within the protection of human rights domain as well as international criminal law. Even though there have not been any criminal convictions on the basis of multinationals’ commission of or complicity in international crimes to date, slowly but steadily more and more cases of such nature are being … Continue reading Corporate criminal liability for international crimes: recent developments