Posts Tagged ‘Luis Moreno Ocampo’

By Tom Ndahiro

Osama bin Laden is dead. The Americans who killed him are celebrating. President Barack Obama proclaimed “Justice is done”.  Indeed, Al Qaeda without its spiritual leader and founder is a victory to war against international terrorism.

Many terrorists and genocidaires in the African Great Lakes are still at large. But, at long last, two leaders of Rwandan Hutu extremists go on trial, in Germany, as the other one await trial by the International Criminal Court (ICC), a court based in Holland. (more…)

By: Julie Flint and Alex de Waal

Eleven years ago, celebrating the creation of the world’s first permanent International Criminal Court, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan spoke of “a gift of hope to future generations, and a giant step forward in the march towards universal human rights and the rule of law.” (more…)