Crimes against humanity take place in North Korea. As the state is extremely isolated, it is debatable whether the Security Council should deal with the situation. Is it a matter of domestic jurisdiction or of international concern?
On 10 May 2013, a Guatemalan court delivered a historic genocide conviction against former president Ríos Montt. On 20 May, the Constitutional Court annulled this judgment. What does this mean for the struggle against impunity for international crimes?
The ECCC has issued a decision on why the severance of the trial against the most senior Khmer Rouge leaders is in the interests of international justice. The question remains however whether a verdict will be as satisfactory as the Chamber assumes.