Archives for posts with tag: RomeStatute

Watch Film Report: CHILD SOLDIER REPARATIONS FROM THE ICC
The International Criminal Court has fulfilled part of the original mandate envisioned under the Rome Statute & delivered precedent of reparations for victims, in this case, child soldiers. The ICC on announced former child soldiers who suffered at  hands of convicted Congolese war criminal Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, may receive reparations from Court’s donor-financed Trust Fund for Victims. –WATCH–
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Blog Report: SYRIA — ARAB LEAGUE NEEDED TO REGAIN ITS ROLE, By Ambassador Mo
It had become more of a stand-off between the big powers than about Syria’s neighbors or even that country’s citizens. While Kofi Annan had been named both UN & Arab League Special Envoy on Syria, it is evident from outset that he perceived his role defined & success determined by the big powers. Annan revealed his mindset by referring to himself as mediator rather than a representative. –More–
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Blog Report: BAD OMEN FOR LIBYA-ICC SAIF GADDAFI TRIAL? By Ambassador Mo
After a meeting authorized by Libyan authorities with Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, 4 ICC staff/affiliates have been “arrested” by Libya “authorities”/militia-perhaps a mere misunderstanding or very different views of what constitutes “rule of law” & “due process”.  The 4 ICC staff arrested include defense counsel appointed by the ICC. –More–
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Blog Report: MUBAREK’S LIFE SENTENCE A VICTORY OF EGYPT? By Ambassador Mo
Death penalty for former dictator Hosni Mubarek would not have delivered any better future or commitment to rule of law than did  execution of Saddam Hussein or Colonel Gaddafi. Judgment though was delivered by a Court of Law, (something not achieved in person for Tunisia’s Ben-Ali and Yemen’s Saleh) providing a clean cut from past & sound foundation for future. –More–
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