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Blog Symposium: The International Criminal Court’s conviction of Dominic Ongwen, a former child soldier abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army

This blog symposium considers several socio-legal aspects arising from the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) judgment on 4 February 2021 in the case of the Prosecutor v Dominic Ongwen. At around nine years old, Mr Ongwen was abducted and used as a child soldier in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), an armed group that has operated …

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Call for Submissions: Extrajudicial Killings and Gender

The UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Killing has issued a call for submissions on gender-sensitive issues relating to her mandate on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary killings (see here). In particular, she has asked for submissions on the following questions:- How to define and explain “Gender” with specific reference to human rights violations, …

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