Panel discussion ‘Documenting crimes committed against the Rohingiya’, 21 February

On 21 February from 13:00 hrs, PILPG and CICJ organise a panel discussion regarding PILPG’s human rights documentation mission to investigate crimes committed against the Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, PILPG’s legal analysis of its investigation’s findings, and considerations for justice and accountability in Myanmar. In March and April 2018, PILPG undertook a comprehensive human…

Lawyer Aasia Bibi speaks at VU on 16 January 2019

Through the Shelter City project the Dutch NGO Justice & Peace offers human rights defenders the possibility for rest and respite by letting them escape from a temporarily threatening situation. During this seminar on 16 January 2019, lawyer and human rights defender Mr. Saif Ul Malook will share his experience and views on how to…

Seminar ‘Terrorism in South Asia’ on 3 December

On 3 December, the European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) together with Enactus and CICJ, organised a seminar on Terrorism in South Asia. Speakers included Dr. Paul Stott, Dr. Dorothée Vandamme, Ms. Danielle DePaulis and Mr. Junaid Qureshi. Speakers analysed and presented research on the developments and the future of terrorism, specifically in the…

Kenyan students visit CICJ

On 29 November, a group of thirty students from the American University in Nairobi, Kenya, visited CICJ. The students met with master students from the International Crimes, Conflict and Criminology program, and together listened to guest lectures by professor Simeon Sungi about the ICC and the situation of Kenya, and by Joris van Wijk on…

Ten master students start working on CICJ Research Lab projects

Ten students from the master programme on International Crimes, Conflict and Criminology will participate in CICJ Research Lab to assist in academic research that is carried out at CICJ. They are Suzanne Groen, Janek Gulbis, Helena Kreiensiek, Hajer M’tiri, Matthias Mohrs, Hossein Mojtahedi, Caroline Opperman, Malte Stedtnitz, Maaike van de Vorst and Luna Yperman. These students will assist in three…