Can Plea Bargains Save the ICC?
Negotiated settlements would allow the court to go after more bad actors and could even mitigate further atrocities.
The Reckoning for War Crimes in Ukraine Has Begun
What do the first convictions of Russian servicemen hold for the future?
Ukraine’s ‘Nuremberg Moment’ Amid Flood of Alleged Russian War Crimes
So many crimes are being documented that they need a new court.
Don’t Cling to Hopes That Putin Will Ever Face Justice
The system for prosecuting war crimes is broken—but focusing on sanctions could work.
Russia’s War Crime Denials Are Fuel for More Atrocities
In Moscow’s myths, Russia is always the victim.
Bucha Must Be Remembered
As Ukraine seeks accountability for the perpetrators of civilian killings, it must also process its collective trauma.
Russia Is Mimicking Open-Source Intelligence Methods to Discredit Bucha Atrocities
The Kremlin is desperate to muddy the waters around its war crimes.
To Prosecute Putin for War Crimes, Safeguard the Digital Proof
Holding Russia accountable for atrocities in Ukraine requires the painstaking collection and preservation of evidence in the face of rampant disinformation.
Russia’s Ukraine Propaganda Has Turned Fully Genocidal
Egged on by the language of annihilation and extermination, Russian soldiers have become willing executioners.
U.N. Kicks Russia Off Human Rights Council
In one way at least, so far, Vladimir Putin’s Russia has joined Muammar al-Qaddafi’s Libya.
Reports of Russian Atrocities in Ukraine Are Just the Beginning
Hellish scenes from the Kyiv suburb of Bucha spark fears of what awaits in Mariupol.
Bringing the Russian president to trial will be a challenge. But war crimes lawyers are raring to go.
Kazakhstan Can’t Torture Its Way to Stability
Until the Tokayev regime shows remorse for its brutal crackdown, the country’s reforms won’t bring progress.
America’s ICC Animus Gets Tested by Putin’s Alleged War Crimes
Does U.S. support for an investigation of Russia’s attack on Ukraine signal a bigger policy shift?
We Need a Better Way to Prosecute Sexual Assault in Conflict
Though rape is one of the most commonly perpetrated war crimes, it is rarely considered by international courts.
Could Putin Actually Face Accountability at the ICC?
The International Criminal Court has opened an investigation into Ukraine. Here’s what you need to know.
The U.S. Has a Moral Responsibility to Prevent Assad’s Normalization
The Syrian leader’s crimes will forever be recalled alongside the world’s worst tyrannical butchers.