The failure to hold the perpetrators of the Darfur genocide accountable has led to further instability in Sudan.
Hundreds of children were stolen from their parents during the dictatorship in Argentina, but over the years some have been reunited with their families.
The deportation of children during war goes to the heart of important and far-reaching human rights conventions. But bringing perpetrators to justice will be a long and complex process.
The International Criminal Court sets a high bar for prosecuting heads of state for crimes committed while they are in power.
Urban spaces are a repository of people’s beliefs, memories and collective conscience.
The Ugandan militant remains on the run despite a US$5 million bounty on his head for war crimes committed between 1987 and 2006.
Dominic Ongwen was the first person to use the defence of duress at the International Criminal Court.
Small states have limited power to influence global events, but New Zealand can still up its game in an increasingly lawless and dangerous world.
The ICC can still reopen cases against President William Ruto and his predecessor Uhuru Kenyatta if it lands solid evidence.
Research in Kenya finds victims or witnesses to violence are less likely to buy into anti-International Criminal Court political narratives.
A host of problems are behind police failures, including poor evidence gathering and the mistreatment of witnesses.
The Ukrainian president says the country will set up its own system for prosecuting Russian soldiers for war crimes.
For the ICC, the case against Paul Gicheru represents the possibility for the court to clock a win where so far it has only suffered losses.
The International Criminal Court has handed arrest warrants for only three heads of state. Could Putin be next?
The International Criminal Court is launching an investigation into possible war crimes in Ukraine. But significant hurdles remain, and it’s uncertain anyone will ever be brought to justice.
It remains to be seen whether the former rebel commander and national assembly speaker will accept his situation or fight to capture the presidency.
The African Union’s staunch support for al-Bashir, cloaked in criticism of the International Criminal Court, denied justice to the millions affected by the conflict in Sudan.
The ICC must not further destroy its credibility by cooperating with the sorts of bad actors who should be before a court themselves.
The ICC may be the only institution capable of breaking the current legal impasse.
Ntaganda’s conviction represents real progress, and an actual significant victory, for the ICC.