A year ago, Elizabeth Schaeffer Brown joined former ICC chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo and Kerry Propper, a financial entrepreneur, activist, and producer of the documentary Watchers of the Sky, on a visit to the Yazidis in Iraq, and together they began crowdsourcing evidence and organizing “It’s On U,” a political campaign to get the governments […]
Luis Moreno Ocampo discusses his belief that we need a globa institutions to deal with new challenges such as terrorism and migration.
Luis Moreno Ocampo discusses the impact of Trump’s style of foreign relations in this CNN interview.
South Africa Surprise UN Leadership by Announcing its Withdrawal from the International Criminal Court South Africa has formally begun the process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC), notifying the UN of its decision. The government concluded that membership of the ICC created a conflict with its role as a regional peace broker. Luis […]
Luis Moreno Ocampo discusses African nations leaving the International Criminal Court (ICC) I am not worried about the future of the International Criminal Court (ICC) after the Burundi and South Africa withdrawal. What I am worried about is the genocide in Burundi and the imminent risk of a new African war in the Great Lakes […]
After South Africa’s withdrawal from the ICC, how does it stay relevant? South Africa, whose justice minister announced last Friday that the government had launched the year-long process of withdrawal, is the first country to say it is leaving the ICC. But Burundi’s parliament voted last week to get out and a number of other […]
Colombia and FARC sign historic deal ending decades of war Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist rebel leader Timochenko signed an agreement ending a half-century war that killed a quarter of a million people and made their nation a byword for violence. Former Head Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) was present at […]
Luis Moreno Ocampo, Angelina Jolie, and Ben Ferencz, former prosecutor from the Nuremberg trials, travel to the trial of the Congolese general, Thomas Lubanga Dyilo. Synopsis (cited from publisher) Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the first prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, has a mandate to investigate war crimes throughout the world. He and his […]
To some, the Colombian government’s historic peace deal with Marxist rebels, the FARC, that would end one of the world’s longest-running civil wars will only be fully appreciated in years to come. Luis Moreno Ocampo, the Argentine former chief of the International Criminal Court, says the accord signed on Wednesday by Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia’s […]