Check out the Global Justice Center being mentioned in an article published by Newsweek about Judge Mohammed Oreibi al-Khalifa and Saddam Hussein's trial.
Global Justice Center Blog
October 31st marked the seventh anniversary of the unanimous passage of Security Council Resolution (SCR) 1325 on women, peace and security. SCR 1325 mandates the inclusion of women in all aspects of decision making in conflict prevention, resolution and reconstruction as well as protection of women in situations of conflict and ending impunity for those crimes. Despite some progress, seven years after its implementation much more is needed to ensure that the requirements set forth in SCR 1325 are fully achieved. The GJC continues to push for greater recognition of SCR 1325 as legally binding and thus a means for enforcement of women’s right to participate in all decision making processes as well as to redress and assure accountability for crimes perpetrated against them.
This document contains a brief introduction to the different legal tools, international instruments and strategic contexts through which the advancement of women worldwide can be facilitated, and how the Global Justice Center is helping to achieve this goal.
Check out an article by Janet Benshoof, Founder and President of GJC, in which she talks about Fred Hiatt's op-ed column and the violence of the military juntas in Burma.
The Washington Post publishes an article by GJC founder and president Janet Benshoof, titled "Justice in Burma."
This article responds to Fred Hiatt's Op-Ed on Burma, and explains why it would be wrong to make compromises for the military juntas; the people of Burma deserve access to the ICC, along with full investigations and justice.