UN Takes Historic Action Against Qaddafi Kelly Askin February 28, 2011 BLOG Like Sudan's Bashir before him, Libya's Qaddafi will now have to contend with a possible International Criminal Court investigation.
Why Are Women Shut Out of Egypt's Constitutional Committee? Hanan Rabbani February 25, 2011 BLOG In the wake of the January 25 revolution, dozens of Egyptian organizations have decried the absence of women on Egypt's Constitutional Committee, the body tasked with ensuring rights and proposing amendments to the country's constitution.
Congo Trial Provides Justice Without Theatrics Nicole Fritz February 22, 2011 BLOG Far from the theatrics of recent weeks, the mobile court in the Democratic Republic of the Congo points the way to enhanced delivery of international criminal justice.
Fizi Diary: Guilty! Kelly Askin February 22, 2011 BLOG In an unprecedented decision, a court in the Democratic Republic of Congo has convicted four military officers on charges of rape and terrorism as crimes against humanity.
Why the Katanga Trial Matters Kelly Askin February 20, 2011 BLOG Although the war-crimes trial of Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui has received scant attention so far, it represents a major success story for international justice and for victims in the Congo.
Providing Insight: A Look into Organized Crime OSI-Washington, D.C. March 2, 2011 At this event cohosted by the Open Society Foundations, the creators of Insight, a new website that focuses on organized crime in Latin American and the Caribbean, present the site's features and functions.
HIV Testing and Human Rights: Resources and Fact Sheets January 2011 HIV testing is an important part of a comprehensive approach to HIV prevention and treatment, if it is provided in a way that respects basic human rights. However, there is growing evidence that in many countries women and marginalized groups are subjected to HIV testing practices that put them at risk of discrimination, and even violence.
Putting Complementarity into Practice January 2011 This Open Society Justice Initiative report addresses major hurdles to prosecuting international crimes in the context of three countries: Kenya, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.