#GlobalJustice Weekly: Myanmar accused of "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims

Hundreds of thousands Rohingya Muslims have fled their homes and country to escape bloodshed. © Tomas Munita for The New York Times

International Criminal Court investigations 

Darfur, Sudan: UN and Sudan Ministry of Justice and International Cooperation launch programme to enhance rule of law in Darfur
 
Libya: ICC prosecutor to make Libya investigation a priority in 2017, will probe trafficking of migrants out of country for potential evidence of war crimes
 
Democratic Republic of Congo: Testimony of former Congolese milita group insider admitted into evidence in ICC trial of former Congolese general Bosco Ntaganda
 
Central African Republic: UN Prevention of Genocide adviser calls for immediate end to hostilities, urges urgent measures to protect population following recent outbreak of ethnic violence
 
Uganda: Civil society concerned about effective representation of victims not benefiting from ICC legal aid in upcoming trial of former Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen
 
 

ICC Preliminary Examinations

Palestine: Palestinian human rights groups urge ICC Prosecutor to examine Israeli closure of Gaza strip
 
Burundi: ICC prosecutor insists Burundi probe to continue despite country's withdrawal process, exiled human rights defender speaks out, and UN human rights body appoints Commission of Inquiry
 
Colombia: Government and FARC rebels sign new revised peace deal as public opinion remains divided
 
Nigeria: At least 150 peaceful pro-Biafra activists killed by Nigerian security forces, reports Amnesty International
 
Afghanistan: ICC examination of alleged torture by U.S. troops in Afghanistan a win for the ICC despite outcome?
 
 

Assembly of States Parties 2016

African states push for head of state immunity at the ICC

Sidiki Kaba: Why I am not sighing with relief over ICC withdrawals yet

Kenyan civil society tells assembly “Don’t appease bullies lest you embolden them”

 

Campaign for Global Justice

 
Argentina signs cooperation agreement with ICC in relation to witness protection as ICC organizes expert seminar on cooperation agreements
 
 

Around the World

South Sudan and rebel forces abusing civilians, Human Rights Watch reports 
 
UN official says Myanmar engaged in "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims 
 
France ready to cooperate with ICC to probe Islamic State jihadists in Syria for war crimes - if UN Security Council refers situation to the Court
 
Hospitals and medial workers under attack by anti-Huthi forces in Yemen
 
A decade on from peace deal, transitional justice failing in Nepal