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CICJ hosts workshop on ‘undesirable and unreturnable’ migrants on 27 March

On Friday 27 March, CICJ will host a first (closed) workshop at VU University as part of an international project called ‘Undesirable and unreturnable? Policy challenges around excluded asylum-seekers and migrants suspected of serious criminality but who cannot be removed’. This two-year project is a joint initiative of VU University’s CICJ and London University’s Refugee…

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International Criminal Court not biased against Africa

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has been heavily criticized for its selection of situations and cases to investigate; it allegedly focuses too much on African countries. On the basis of empirical data researchers of VU University Amsterdam and Tilburg University have concluded that this criticism is unfounded. They analyzed which countries witnessed the worst human…

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Interpreting “for the purpose of facilitating” in Article 25(3)(c)?

[cross-posted at http://jamesgstewart.com/] By Elies van Sliedregt and Alexandra Popova – The starting point in this discussion was whether the reference to “purpose” in Article 25(3)(c) requires a volitional commitment to the criminal outcome (to the consummated offence). This translated to the question: does the aider/abettor need to share the principal’s intent, or might something…