Anja Tranovich, a spring 2006 intern at The Nation, is a freelance writer. She has worked at several non-governmental organizations at the United Nations
including one that was a member of the American NGO Coalition for
the International Criminal Court.
As conditions worsen in Darfur, the nascent International Criminal Court, whose mandate is to bring genocidaires to justice in a chaotic environment hostile to the rule of law, is facing a daunting challenge.