The UN's Genocide Convention turns 70 this month. It's time for the world to reaffirm its commitment to the international law and show the moral courage of our convictions.
Pik Botha defended apartheid and South Africa's occupation of Namibia, but in the end helped end both.
Mechanisms to keep users safe from violent content may pose serious problems for international justice.
One of the most pressing issues in the region that Indonesia must deal with as a new UN Security Council non-permanent member is the Rohingya crisis.
As transitional justice efforts have become more widespread, their mandates have also become increasingly ambitious.
Kofi Annan was the first UN employee to rise to the position of Secretary General but his tenure also had a darker side.
Since India established itself as the driving force 20 years ago, cricket has become an exception to Western dominance of global sports.
An African court with international criminal jurisdiction which has been debated but never been put into operation could be an option if Africa withdraws from the ICC.
Sexual violence, a staple of war, has long been absent from international criminal law’s charge sheets.
IS is a distinctive kind of threat – and the atrocities it's committed demand a tailor-made form of justice.
As reports of crimes against humanity mount, Colombia's post-conflict justice system is still moving desperately slowly.
Under the Rome Statute, court ordered reparations are available to victims after the accused is found guilty. In the case of Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, this involves over 5,000 victims.
The Libyan warlord and presidential hopeful looks likely to avoid a summons to The Hague.
Last of the big trials for UN International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, but what about high-ranking officials from the other side?
Why would the US and UK want to suppress the work of a post-war human rights effort?
It seems the culprits in a "cash-for-kills" scheme that claimed thousands of lives might find a way to wriggle out of the peace process.
The ICC has been criticised for not acting against South Africa after it failed to arrest Sudan's president in 2015. But, the court actually acted sensibly given the challenges it faces.
Although some complain that the differences between Kenyatta and Odinga are more rhetorical than real, one thing is clear: Kenyans have a real choice to make at the ballot box.
The news of Saif al-Islam's release should be taken with a pinch of salt. During the past six years of warfare in Libya the fabrication of news has become common practice.
South Africa celebrates Freedom Day this week amid growing discontent over misrule by President Zuma and the ANC. This has led to increased calls for ethical and caring leaders.