Interview with Antanas Mockus
Iconoclastic politician Antanas Mockus received only 1.2% of the votes in Columbia's presidential election on May 28, but he is well-known for his intellectual capacities. Former dean of the National University and two-term mayor of Bogota, Mockus has mobilized public opinion against the violent actions of the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC) guerrilla. One of his campaign themes was that "pardons were not guaranteed," because the International Criminal Court (ICC) could always step in to try these crimes. He discussed the role of the ICC in Colombia with IJT and explained why he supported it the clause for a 7-year delay before the Rome Treaty enters into force.