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ICC: Conference: US and EU Disagree on the Future of the Crime of Agression

2010-06-07,  Kampala, Uganda. During the ICC Review Conference, the EU and US representatives continued to disagree on the nature of the crime of aggression. They, however, agreed that the addition of the new crime to the ICC Rome Statute should be done only by consensus. The US State Department’s Legal Adviser, Harold Hongju Koh, stated [...]
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ICC: African States Don't Want Politicization of the Crime of Aggression

2010-05-31, Kampala, Uganda. During the ICC Conference, Amos Wako, Kenyan Attorney General, stated that the ICC’s exercise of jurisdiction over the crime of aggression should not be subject to the UNSC approval: Some have suggested that the Council’s prior approval for the exercise of jurisdiction is a necessary consequence of the provisions of the Charter [...]
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Netherlands: Court of Appeal Upholds UN & Dutch Gov. Immunity from Srebrenica Lawsuit

2010-03-30, The Hague, The Netherlands. The Dutch Court of Appeal rendered its judgment in the civil lawsuit brought against the United Nations and the Dutch Government by the Mothers of Srebrenica. The NGO’s lead counsel, Marco R Gerritsen and Axel Hagedorn, both of Van Diepen Van der Kroef, stated in the public statement that the issue [...]
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