Since the International Criminal Court became operational in 2002, we have witnessed an unprecedented integration between peace and security and international justice.
The I.C.C. Office of the Prosecutor is investigating and prosecuting cases in eight situations — Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Darfur, Kenya, Libya, Ivory Coast and Mali. The Office has also made a substantial contribution to international peace and security by proactively collecting information and monitoring situations under preliminary examination, including those in Guinea, Georgia, Colombia, Honduras, Korea, Nigeria and Afghanistan.
Yet despite this, we consistently hear voices questioning whether perpetrators of crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide should always be prosecuted.… Seguir leyendo »