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16 augustus 2022

20 years on, the International Criminal Court is doing more good than its critics claim

20 years on, the International Criminal Court is doing more good than its critics claim

The International Criminal Court (ICC) was set up during a unique period of global co-operation, but has faced criticism for its failure to hold the US and other major powers to account; however, Dr Matt Killingsworth, Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Tasmania, believes the ICC has played a valuable role in creating expectations that global justice can be realised.
When the International Criminal Court began operating 20 years ago this month, its existence reflected a unique historical and political epoch.

Buoyed by the successful creation of war-crimes tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, delegates to the conference in Rome that created the court were optimistic for the future of international law.

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