Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the famous Argentine prosecutor, undertook the mission to bring the wreck Tu-154 M from Smolensk. In the first interview given to the Polish media, he talks about the difficulties in the Smolensk investigation and plans to develop a single version of transcripts from the pilot’s cabin. Read more at Newsroom Salon24.
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 positive reactions in Latin America to the TSJ ruling that removed powers from the Venezuelan parliament.
Luis Moreno Ocampo discusses his belief that we need a globa institutions to deal with new challenges such as terrorism and migration.
Supporting the Rights of Women Worldwide The future of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is in question, and that’s bad news for women. Luis Moreno Ocampo, the first Head Prosecutor of the ICC, explains why the institution matters to women. Excerpt from article: There’s a sadness to Amal — but it isn’t weakness. It’s like […]
Yazda is Recognized as a Top 10 Social Good Organization Yazda is an organization born from tragedy. After ISIS systematically attacked, enslaved, raped, and murdered the Yazidi people in northern Iraq beginning in 2014—in what now has been called a genocide by the United Nations, the European parliament, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry—a […]
Luis Moreno Ocampo discusses the impact of Trump’s style of foreign relations in this CNN interview.
What should President Donald Trump do if ISIS crashed a plane into the Freedom Tower next September 11, 2017? After 16 years of a so-called “war on terror,” would experts be able to provide the new President with a clear and effective strategy to confront international terrorism?
Russia Urged to Solve Disputes Legally by The Former Head Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) “The world is facing a crucial challenge: is humanity going to solve problems through the use of force in a nuclear time or through legal mechanisms? Russia has a long international legal tradition and should lead,” Moreno-Ocampo said. […]
FARC Peace Agreement is Revamped and Passed by Colombian Congress “The role of the armed forces will be key, because now they will be in charge of protecting their former foes.” – Luis Moreno Ocampo Article excerpt: Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos scored a big victory in getting a revamped peace deal with the communist […]
Accusing the International Criminal Court (ICC) of “African Bias” is a handy cover-up for detractors. Several African countries have accused the ICC of bias. What do these countries have in common? All of them are attempting to cover up human rights abuses and other crimes. Luis Ocampo discusses the peril of this argument and who […]
The chaos is coming. Genocide in Burundi and a new African war are in motion. The Gambia has announced its withdrawal from the international criminal court, accusing the tribunal of the “persecution and humiliation of people of colour, especially Africans”. The announcement late on Tuesday came after similar decisions this month by South Africa and […]
Burundian president wants free hands to attack civilians. Gambia became the third African nation — following Burundi and South Africa — to bail out of the International Criminal Court (or more properly, out of the treaty that binds it to the court). In a statement on state television, Gambian Information Minister Sheriff Bojang said the […]
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 […]
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 […]