Tag Archives: Luis Moreno-Ocampo

Updated: Kenya’s President Rips into New York Times Article Largely Favourable to Him

This story gets weirder by the day. Last week, the New York Times published a fascinating article by James Verini exploring the record of former ICC chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo and, specifically, his record in Kenya. It wasn’t pretty. The … Continue reading

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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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When International Criminal Justice and FIFA Collide

They may seem like bizarre bedfellows, but the worlds of international criminal justice and football / soccer have collided on a number of rather awkward occasions. In light of all the hoopla from last week’s dramatic arrest of a handful … Continue reading

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Former ICC Chief Prosecutor Speaks out on Syria, Endorses Conditional Referral

For the most part, Luis Moreno-Ocampo has remained quiet about the work of his former employer, the International Criminal Court (ICC). But in the midst of ongoing debates about the utility and legality of military intervention in Syria, the vocal … Continue reading

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Could Russia be a Key to International Justice in Libya?

The battle between Libya and the International Criminal Court (ICC) over where Abdullah al-Senussi and Saif al-Islam Gaddafi should be tried has taken another dramatic turn. Saif’s legal representative John Jones has written a scathing letter to the UK’s Foreign … Continue reading

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Backstage at the ICC: A Review of ‘The Court’

To many, if not most, the International Criminal Court (ICC) still looms like an impenetrable institution where the decisions made and actions taken in The Hague subsequently reverberate around the world. This isn’t to say that it’s a murky world … Continue reading

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Luis Moreno-Ocampo’s Lands a New Job – at the World Bank

We thought he was going to FIFA to investigate ethical breaches and corruption. He had wanted the post but, at the last moment, lost the job. Now, however, the World Bank is apparently set to hire Luis Moreno-Ocampo, former Chief … Continue reading

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ICC Prosecutor Moreno-Ocampo headed to FIFA

So that came out of left field. ICC Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo will become FIFA’s ethics and corruption czar. As most readers will likely know, Moreno-Ocampo’s tenure at the ICC is coming to a close. In mid-June he is due … Continue reading

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