Thoughts on the International Criminal Court

In this episode, we examine the International Criminal Court (ICC). We briefly touch on the history of the ICC, what the court is intended to do, and a recent expansion in what kinds of cases the court considers. We also discuss some of the weaknesses and criticisms of the ICC, particularly the fact that all of its 32 indictees come from Africa. Finally, we compare the ICC system with other international tribunals and reconciliation processes.

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