International criminal justice under pressure
International judges and prosecutors claim to do their utmost to ensure that the practice of international criminal law satisfies fundamental principles. In practice, however, those principles often take second place to notions of human and humanitarian rights.
Rwanda suspects living in The Netherlands
“I am the victim of a politically-motivated slander campaign by Rwanda’s dictatorial government,” says Pierre-Claver Karangwa. This former major in the Rwandan army is being accused of participating in the 1994 genocide in his home country.
Ocampo in Kenya " to listen"
Chief Prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC) Luís Moreño Ocampo will be visiting Kenya next week as part of his investigation into the country’s 2007-8 post-election violence. Before leaving for his week long trip to Nairobi, Ocampo spoke to the IJT about the case.