Is ICC verdict on Thomas Lubanga of Congo a victory?

The International Criminal Court gave its first ever verdict in its ten year history on Wednesday with the conviction for war crimes of Congolese militia chief Thomas Lubanga. But the lengthy procedure in reaching a verdict has raised concerns about the court’s effectiveness. In this interview, Francisco Resek, a former judge at the International Court of Justice and former Brazilian Foreign Minister, says the court remains too timid in its application of global justice. (first on RFI)


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