International Criminal Court turns 10
The ABC's Law Report focuses its attention on the International Criminal Court this week as the Court's tenth birthday approaches. Has it been an effective institution for bringing criminals to justice who have perpetrated mass atrocities against humanity? In the ten years since it opened, it has not completed one trial. Does this mean that it has been a complete failure? Listen to the podcast to find answers to these questions.
Read this opinion piece 'ICC deserves help in seeking justice for all' by Louise Chappell and Andrea Durbach, SMH, 14 February 2011.
- Demoncratic Republic of the Congo
- Darfur, Sudan
- Central African Republic
- Republic of Kenya - see also ABC Law Report story Kenya and the International Criminal Court
- Cote d'Ivoire
- An entire issue of Law in Context (2009) Volume 27 (1) has been devoted to the International Criminal Court
- 'International criminal law: Taking stock of a busy decade' by Mark Drumbl (2009) 10 (1) Melbourne Journal of International Law 38-45
- 'Justice Goldstone' by Geoff Ellwand (2009) 31 (3) Bulletin (SA) 22-23
- 'Trying tyrants for mass atrocity' by Gideon Boas (2009) 34 (2) Alternative Law Journal 107-110
- 'The review conference on the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court', Kampala, Uganda by Roger Clark (2009) 16 Australian International Law Journal 9-27.
The State Library of NSW has a range of books in its collection about the International Criminal Court available to any student or teacher who is interested in reading more about this court and can visit our library.
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