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Pursuing justice in ongoing conflict: examining the challenges [WPS08/7]

This conference discussed the following points:

  • Can criminal proceedings against perpetrators of massive or systematic human rights violations run in parallel to peace processes?
  • What has been the experience to-date of international jurisdictions, in particular the International Criminal Court (ICC), during ongoing conflicts?
  • Is there evidence the issuing of indictments hinders political arrangements?
  • What has the view of the UN Security Council been, or regional organisations?
  • How is the pursuit of criminal justice viewed by humanitarian organisations, or victims?

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