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Justice for atrocity victims

Eric Schwartz looks back on the history of the global court prosecuting crimes against humanity .

As the White House official who led the review that resulted in President Clinton's signature on the ICC treaty, I've had more than a passing interest in the Bush administration's initial decision to condemn the Court -- as well as the subsequent evolution of policy in both the Bush and Obama Administrations. On this tenth anniversary, what is the record of this new institution, as well as its relationship to other efforts to promote accountability for gross violations of human rights?

Huffington Post
June 28, 2012

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