• Ugandan MPs pass life in jail anti-homosexual law

    - décembre 20, 2013

    Uganda’s parliament has passed a bill to toughen the punishment for homosexual acts to include life imprisonment for repeat offenders. Source: BBC news

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  • Russia frees Khodorkovsky after Putin signs pardon

    - décembre 20, 2013

    Former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been released from jail following a pardon from Russian President Vladimir Putin, his lawyers say. Source: BBC news

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  • Library closed 30 August 2013 after 14.00 hours

    Nouvelle - août 29, 2013

    The Peace Library will be closed on Friday, 30 August 2013 after 14.00 hours due to Peace Palace Centenary festivities. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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  • Library closed 28 August 2013

    Nouvelle - août 20, 2013

    The Peace Library will be closed on Wednesday, 28 August 2013. On this day, the official commemoration of the Centenary of the Peace Palace will take place in a solemn ceremony. International guests will be invited. The commeration will involve the presentation of the official book ‘100 years Peace Palace’ about the present role and significance of the Peace Palace. Afterwards a buste of the pacifiste Bertha von Suttner will be unveiled in the main hall of the Peace Palace.

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  • Lending Restrictions

    Hague Academy @fr - août 16, 2013

    From 19 August until 5 September 2013, we welcome the participants of the Centre for Studies and Research in International Law and International Relations. In order to have our collection available, the lending of books will be restricted to 1 day.

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  • Lending Restrictions

    Hague Academy @fr - juillet 26, 2013

    From 8 July until 16 August 2013, we welcome the students of the Hague Academy of International Law. In order to have our collection available, the lending of books will be restricted to 1 day.

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  • International Arrest Warrant to be Issued Against Pope Francis /Jorge Bergoglio for Inciting Criminality and Treason

    - juillet 23, 2013

    On July 20, Pope Francis formally and publicly incited criminal behaviour among all Roman Catholics by prohibiting the reporting of child abuse within his church, and threatening excommunication against those who speak about such abuse. By his action, the Bishop of Rome, Jorge Bergoglio, faces arrest and indictment as the head of a Criminal Organization, […]

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  • Peace Palace Fifth-Prize Winning Design by Greenley & Olin, New York. Photo collection Carnegie Foundation

    The Peace Palace Prize Competition: Fifth-Prize Winning Design by Greenley and Olin, New York

    Peace Palace Centenaire - juillet 15, 2013

    The fifth-prize winning design by Greenley & Olin of New York met much acclaim, but also encountered some criticism. It was actually the only American plan that was out of the very ordinary and indeed almost resembling the French style. In its most favourable comment, the jury stated that ‘the exterior is greatly to be […]

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  • Bertha von Suttner

    Bertha von Suttner: First Woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize in 1905

    Blog - juillet 4, 2013

    On August 28, we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Peace Palace. In the context of our anniversary, it is time to reflect and salute those who, a hundred years ago, worked tirelessly to help the Peace Palace come into existence.  One of these people is author and peace activist Bertha von Suttner. Does her name […]

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