Le blog de Melanie Gouby

  • The Bemba trial: ersatz justice?

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  • A disappointing bystander

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    The recent arrest of Calixte Mbarushimana in Paris has largely been seen by the international community as a great advancement for justice in Eastern DRC and international justice at large. The case however highlights France’s ambivalence towards its responsibilities in the prosecution of war criminals.
  • The final version of the UN mapping report on Congo

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    The final version of the UN mapping report on DRC is finally public and it appears very little changes have been made to the draft. It is the form rather than the substance that has been altered, as the "genocide" word has not even been taken out. Instead it has just been dressed with more "allegedly" and "it is up to a court to decide".