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4 Jun 14
Nairobi is confident that proposed amendments will pass, but participating states are unlikely to allow major revisions to Hague court’s founding statute.
2 Jun 14
Lawyers and supporters of devolution say a legal threshold would provide a safeguard on removing governors from office.
27 May 14
Recent murders of women who testified against a man accused of violent crime expose serious flaws in the system.
16 May 14
Judges issue stern warning to prosecutors as trial is adjourned until June 16.
14 May 14
Hague court is seeking Walter Barasa’s extradition on charges of interfering with its witnesses.
14 May 14
Regional officials to discuss an African court that would prosecute war crimes, but not hold national leaders to account.
12 May 14
Critics question legitimacy of ongoing counter-terrorism operation.
11 May 14
Analysts doubt that court signatories will use political leverage to advance cases.
7 May 14
Authorities struggle to bring prosecutions for what many still view as a legitimate cultural practice.
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For almost three years, while her home city of Mosul was under occupation by so-called Islamic State (IS), Tahani Salih kept a daily diary documenting their crimes.
By Daniella Peled, IWPR Managing Editor