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(Photograph by the author) Leonie Timmers, Cornerstone The judgment has been praised by inter alia the European Union and several NGO-s for representing “a milestone for international criminal justice”, since it “demonstrates that perpetrators cannot act with impunity”.1 Certainly, the importance of this judgment and the work of the ICC should not be underestimated; however, […]

What does the Lubanga conviction mean to the world?!

Posted by: simona on: March 20, 2012

Simona Maria Ross, Cornerstone On March 4, the fight for children's rights celebrated a small victory. The conviction of Thomas Lubanga at the International Criminal Court (ICC), has not only been the first successful trial at the ICC, it is also the first time that someone accused of recruiting child soldiers has been convicted.

Simona Maria Ross, Cornerstone Senator Mark Warner belongs to the Democratic Party and acts as the current Senator of Virginia. However, people also like to speak of him as a leader of the ‘Gang of Six’. The ‘Gang of Six’ is a bipartisan group, consisting of three democrats and three republicans. Together they assembled to […]