Tagged: war crimes
We need an independent investigation of the brutal U.S. attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan, which killed 42 people.
History may smile on these guardians of the public trust, but during their lifetimes they remain outcasts.
There is nothing remotely honorable in the legacy of Ariel Sharon, Israel's perhaps most consistent war criminal.
Now that former Guatemalan president Efrain Rios Montt has been convicted of genocide, it's time for the "hegemonic puppeteer," the United States, to be put on trial.
As chief prosecutor of the Yugoslav and Rwandan tribunals Carla Del Ponte found herself struggling uphill against institutional indifference and opposition.
International law exists in theory, not practice.
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.
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 United Nations War Crimes Commission's records documenting the birth of modern international criminal law have been neglected for nearly 70 years.