Research guides and informational websites
On this webpage, the visitor of ICD can find other websites and databases on international crimes that might be of interest to him/her. Some of these sources have also been used, where necessary, to complement the research of the members of the ICD team in the creation of this database. Examples are the sources under the headings 'Additional materials' and 'Social media links' that can be found on the webpages that summarize and analyze the different decisions. On these webpages, the ICD team has also added names and party information to enable comparative research and use by the various visitors of ICD.
**Information provided in order to clarify and introduce some resources**
American Society of International Law (ASIL) eResources
ASIL on Human Rights and International Criminal Law
ASIL on Law of Armed Conflict and International Security
A database with case law on torture and related crimes.
MICT/ICTR/ICTY Case Law Database
UNMICT search tool on the ICTR and ICTY Appeals Chambers' case law.
Central Intelligence Agency: The World Factbook
Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC)
Papers, publications and other documentation related to the work of the (C)ICC.
Duke University School of Law International Criminal Law Research Guide
Dutch National Prosecutor's Office on International Crimes
The Dutch Police's International Crimes Team, in partnership with the National Public Prosecutors' Office, carries out criminal investigations into international crimes committed by or against Dutch nationals or persons in the Netherlands.
Fredrick K. Cox International Law Center War Crimes Research Portal
Gender Jurisprudence and International Criminal Law Project American University Washington College of Law
Aims to raise awareness of and encourage research and debate about the jurisprudence emerging from sexual and gender-based violence committed during times of conflict, mass violence, or repression and to facilitate the investigation and prosecution of these crimes under international law.
Geneva Academy: Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
ICRC Database on Customary International Humanitarian Law
ICRC Database on National Implementation of IHL
International Institute of Humanitarian Law in Sanremo Research and Publications
Contains a collection of warfare manuals and other documents on international humanitarian law.
Case Matrix Network
Legal Tools Database
New York University International Criminal Law Research Guide
This database provides easy access to jurisprudence emanating from the United Nations Treaty Bodies which receive and consider complaints from individuals.
Oxford Reports on International Law
Peter Robinson Database
The summaries of significant international criminal decisions written by Peter Robinson, an international criminal defence lawyer who has defended clients before several international tribunals.
Preparatory documents on the Geneva Conventions
Public International Law and Policy Group: War Crimes Prosecution Watch
University of Maryland’s Global Terrorism Database
University of Minnesota Human Rights Library
A comprehensive database on Dutch case law, including case law on international crimes
SHERLOC UNODC Portal
An initiative to facilitate the dissemination of information regarding the implementation of the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and its three Protocols.
The World Law Guide
Trial International: Universal Jurisdiction Database
Trial International's Universal Jusrisdiction Database is an online database which offers the public easy access to numerous procedures concerning international crimes before national or international tribunals.
United States Naval War College Stockton LOAC/IHL Research e-Portal
Universal Jurisdiction Project American University Washington College of Law
Washburn University School of Law Washlaw Database
War Crimes Verdict Map, BIRN
A database which provides an overview of court rulings on the crimes that were committed during the wars in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s. It includes all final war crimes verdicts handed down by national courts and by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia
International law blogs
Armed Groups and International Law
Beyond the Hague
International Law Observer
Justice in Conflict
PhD Studies in Human Rights
Spreading the Jam
University of Amsterdam’s SHARES Project (Shared Responsibility in International Law) Blog
New York Times
NRC (in Dutch)
Coursera Introduction to International Criminal Law
ICRC Exploring Humanitarian Law Teaching Module
International Humanitarian Law in Theory and Practice MOOC
Supplementary information and websites
Council on Foreign Relations Report: Justice Beyond the Hague
The Hague: International City of Peace and Justice