February 7, 2013
by Daniel Mullen
Amnesty International (AI) and the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI) on Wednesday called upon Haiti to ensure that Jean-Claude Duvalier is brought to justice. Duvalier returned to Haiti in 2011 after 25 years in exile, prompting an investigation for crimes he committed from 1971-1986. Both ...[read more]
February 6, 2013
by Cynthia Miley
At least 54 countries participated in the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) overseas detention and rendition of at least 136 people, the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI) reported Tuesday. According to the report, after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 the CIA began a secret ...[read more]
August 7, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI) announced Monday that it urged the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to review allegations that Romania was involved in the torture and other ill-treatment of a Saudi Arabian currently facing a death penalty trial before a US military commission at ...[read more]
April 11, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
A group of minorities in France has filed a lawsuit alleging police searches are conducted on the basis of racial profiling, according to a statement made by their lawyers and the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI) on Wednesday. The suit was filed (OSJI press release) in the Tribunal de Grande ...[read more]
November 3, 2011
by Sung Un Kim
The Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI) on Tuesday urged key national and international players to address residual issues to ensure that the legacy of the Special Court for Sierra Leona (SCSL) will be maintained after its closure in late 2011 with the completion of proceedings against former ...[read more]
March 9, 2011
by Andrea Bottorff
A defense lawyer representing former Liberian president Charles Taylor on Tuesday accused the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) of political bias during his closing arguments in Taylor's trial in The Hague on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity. British defense lawyer Courtenay ...[read more]
February 21, 2007
by Joshua Pantesco
The UN Development Programme ordered an audit Wednesday of the human resources practices of the Extraordinary Chamber of the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), the international tribunal established to try former Khmer Rouge officials, in response to reports of corruption. The Open Society Justice ...[read more]

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