Recent events underscore the need, demonstrated in a comprehensive study published earlier this month on the instrument of collaboration with justice, for the Dutch legislature to make clear decisions in an area which is both complex and controversial.
A century after the implementation of the WvSNI (the Netherland Indies criminal code), the Indonesian parliament wants to replace Dutch colonial inheritance in the criminal code with a new code, which recognises so-called Indonesian “values”.
This blog focuses on the role that the international criminal tribunals – and in particular the Special Tribunal for Lebanon – have played in the definition of terrorism and in the establishment of terrorism as an international crime.
Will Europe get its own prosecutor? And will it work? These questions surround the final stage of negotiations on the establishment of a European Public Prosecutor’s Office. The result may be either a dysfunctional office, or nothing at all.