Luis Moreno Ocampo discusses positive reactions in Latin America to the TSJ ruling that removed powers from the Venezuelan parliament.
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 […]
“The Colombia peace agreement is a work of art” according to the former Head Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. Luis Moreno Ocampo welcomes the European Union’s suspension of the FARC guerrillas from the list of terrorist organizations for the next six months. Ocampo has been personally involved in negotiations for many years, during and […]
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 […]
Kony 2012, produced by Invisible Children (authors of Invisible Children) The film was released on March 5, 2012. The film’s purpose was to promote the charity’s “Stop Kony” movement to make Ugandan cult and militia leader, indicted war criminal and the International Criminal Court fugitive Joseph Kony globally known in order to have him arrested […]
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 […]
Luis Moreno Ocampo welcomes the European Union suspending sanctions for the FARC for being on a list of terrorist organizations over the next six months in support of the recent peace agreement.
Yazidi women share stories of captivity, torture and daring escape Elizabeth Schaeffer Brown recalls a moving trip to Kurdistan, where she helped record testimony from Yazidi women who had been held captive by the Islamic militants. Article Excerpt After the testimonies, several of the women we had interviewed approached me, put their hands on my […]