Tagged: International Criminal Court
Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda, arraigned by the International Criminal Court, had the temerity to request his release until the start of the trial.
This long-awaited verdict against the former Liberian strongman brings some measure of justice to a region ripped apart by brutality, greed, and proxy wars.
Prosecution is an effective cure for torture.
Emira Woods, an Institute for Policy Studies expert originally from Liberia, comments on Taylor's conviction.
Emira Woods, public scholar on Africa, foreign policy, originally from Liberia, available for comment or interview.
The issues addressed and distorted in that video may seem like old news in the United States, but they are going to be pressing and current for many years to come for Uganda and its neighbors.
U.S. cluster bombs continue to kill and maim impoverished Laotians, but the war criminals responsible have never been brought to book.
The point-blank shooting of Osama bin Laden raises questions.
A renewed engagement with the ICC suggests that the Obama administration is interested in shaping international law while remaining immune to prosecution under the very laws it helps develop.
Should the United States oppose the International Criminal Court's endeavor to activate its jurisdiction over the crime of aggression?