Thank you, and a Recap of 2021 Dear all, Despite the real challenges we all had to face once again with Covid-19 this year, the work of Civitas Maxima has not stopped. In fact, 2021 was the busiest year by far since our creation in 2012, and our work contributed one way or another to […]
This is the first time that Daesh’s actions against the Yazidi community have been legally recognized as acts of genocide.
The Samson Effect: the Strength of Justice is in the Voices of Victims The legend of Samson is known to many: in the biblical Book of Judges, the secret to Samson’s prodigious strength lay in his hair. When it was cut off, he was powerless and physically unremarkable. In criminal accountability, the voice and role […]
The plaintiffs were four survivors of the ruthless mass killing at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church on 29 July 1990. The church, adorned with Red Cross and UN flags, served as a shelter while it continued its religious services before it became the site of an inhumane massacre.
The 42nd day of public hearings resumed on Wednesday, 25th August in Tampere, Finland. The hearing focused on new evidence presented by the Prosecution and Defense. The Prosecution Presents New Evidence Attachment 13 The Prosecution presented the transcript of a phone call between GJRP 1 and FNM-241, recorded in Monrovia. The Prosecution explained that the […]
18/06/21 [Finland] Day 41: A New Witness is Heard The 41st day of public hearings resumed on 18 June in Tampere, Finland. A new witness was heard. Witness FNM-226 is Heard The Judge indicated that the Witness was accompanied by her assistant, FNM-233, who will assist the Witness in determining whether she has the right to refuse to answer […]
17/06/21 [Finland] Day 40: Two New Witnesses Are Heard The 40th day of public hearings resumed on 17 June 2021 at Tampere District Court, Finland. Witness FNM-178 is Heard Judge Paiho opened the hearing by noting that this Witness had the right to decline to testify pursuant to section 17, Chapter 17 of the Finnish Code of […]
16/06/21 [Finland] Day 39: A New Witness is Heard The 39th day public hearings resumed on 16 June 2021 in Tampere, Finland. The day’s focus was the hearing of a new witness. Witness FNM-228 is Heard The Defense questions the Witness The Defense opened by indicating to the witness that they would go over the […]
11/06/21 [Finland] Day 38: The Hearing of the Expert Witness Mr. Käihkö The 38th day public hearings resumed on 11 June 2021 in Tampere, Finland. The day’s focus was the hearing of the expert witness Mr. Käihkö, whose report was discussed in previous hearings. The Defense questions Mr. Käihkö The Defense opened by asking the […]
07/06/21 [Finland] Day 37: The Reports of Two Experts The 37th day of public hearings resumed on 7 June in Tampere, Finland. The hearing focused on the reports of two experts. Expert Report Presented by the Prosecution The hearings opened with the presentation of Dr. Korkman’s expert statement. The Prosecution started by explaining that Dr. […]