Category Archives: Luis Moreno-Ocampo

A Comment In Defence of Luis Moreno-Ocampo

One of the most rewarding aspects of writing in the public domain is the feedback and commentary it generates — even, perhaps especially, when it’s critical. In response to my earlier post on former chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo’s record at … Continue reading

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A Brutally Honest Confrontation with the ICC’s Past: Thoughts on ‘The Prosecutor and the President’

In the world of international justice, it’s often said that states and societies must confront the past in order to move forward. But the same is true of the International Criminal Court (ICC): the institution needs to learn from its … Continue reading

Posted in International Criminal Court (ICC), International Criminal Justice, Kenya, Kenya and the ICC, Luis Moreno-Ocampo | 3 Comments

You Can’t Make this Stuff Up: Former ICC Chief Prosecutor Gets Job with Cigarette Company

So the title of this post may be slightly misleading. But only slightly. The former Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Luis Moreno-Ocampo has a new job: he’s partnering with Philip Morris International to combat worldwide smuggling rings … Continue reading

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Yeah, Right… ICC Officials Say There’s No Evidence Against Ugandan Military

The Office of the Prosecutor and the Government of Uganda have always had a close, if at times strained and uncomfortable, relationship. There is little love lost between senior officials but they have been awkward bedfellows for fifteen years. Early … Continue reading

Posted in International Criminal Court (ICC), International Criminal Justice, Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), Luis Moreno-Ocampo, northern Uganda, Uganda | Tagged , | 6 Comments

Former ICC Prosecutor Slams U.S. Record on the ICC, International Justice

Luis Moreno-Ocampo is still in the game. The former chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is involved in a human rights NGO in Libya and, more recently, has worked to bring a case forward to the ICC alleging … Continue reading

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What will define Bensouda’s tenure? We’re still waiting

It has been three years since Fatou Bensouda assumed her position as chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). When the Gambian lawyer took over the post from Luis Moreno-Ocampo, it was widely believed that she would strike the … Continue reading

Posted in Fatou Bensouda, ICC Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), International Criminal Justice, Luis Moreno-Ocampo | 3 Comments