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The ICC’s decision to prosecute Uhuru Kenyatta for crimes against humanity—and the Court’s imperial demeanor—invigorated his Kikuyu base.
Even if we like President Obama, do we want him to be a one-man death panel?
In refusing to block the extradition of terror suspects to the US, the European Court for Human Rights has condoned a brutal regimen of long-term solitary confinement.
The imperatives of the national security state override the possibility that Assange could face a fair investigation in his sex crimes charges.
Liberals raised a ruckus over Bush’s abuses. Let’s hold this president to the same standard.
Has the ICC struck a blow against impunity or heightened tensions—or both?
The former Liberian dictator abetted the atrocities of a proxy army. Henry Kissinger did the same in Indonesia/East Timor.
Finally, after years of persistent effort by courageous women activists, one of the world’s most brutal dictators has been indicted.
Jenny Martinez and Kathryn Sikkink offer conflicting histories of the ascendency of international courts.
The US policy of criminalizing undocumented immigrants has led innocent deportees to be jailed and maligned in their home countries.