International criminal court: A report card

Uma, Saumya (2021) International criminal court: A report card. The Wire.

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This is the last in a series of eight articles on the International Criminal Court. The Rome Statute creating the ICC entered into force on July 1, 2002 and the court is now in its 20th year. To mark the occasion, The Wire published a series of articles evaluating its performance over the past two decades. The Wire is a renowned and credible online newspaper/magazine that is non-profit and independent. This eighth article provides a bird's eye view of ICC's functioning and dispensation of international justice, using parameters such as ratifications, withdrawals, state cooperation, situations under preliminary examination, situations under investigation, convictions and acquittals, suspects at large, ongoing trials and appeals, trigger mechanisms, shortcomings and limitations, and relevance for South Asia. It argues that despite severe shortcomings, the importance of the ICC lies in the possible deterrent effect it may have on the commission of most serious crimes under international law in future

Item Type: Article in News Papers and Magazine
Keywords: International Criminal Court | Accountability | Justice | Serious crimes | International law | Impunity
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Social Sciences (General)
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Global Law School
Depositing User: Amees Mohammad
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2022 05:52
Last Modified: 23 Dec 2022 05:52
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