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ICTR Office of the Prosecutor Releases Best Practices Manual on The Prosecution of Sexual Violence Crimes in Post-Conflict Regions

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) announced that the Office of the Prosecutor released a comprehensive manual to identify best practices in the prosecution of sexual violence crimes in post-conflict regions. According to the ICTR’s press release, “[t]he manual draws on the OTP’s nearly 20-year experience in prosecuting sexual violence crimes perpetrated during the 1994 Rwandan […]

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External Independent Review Submits Report on Alleged Sexual Abuses by ICC Victim Witness Unit Staff Member in DRC

On January 31, 2013, the War Crimes Research Office (WCRO) co-sponsored a panel discussion at the Washington College of Law with the American Red Cross as well as the American Society for International Law’s Women in International Law Interest Group entitled “Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Post Arab Spring: Syria’s Challenges to Protection and Accountability.” Moderated […]

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