Luis Moreno Ocampo, who served as the first prosecutor for the International Criminal Court joined us, ten years after his original appointment to the court (in April, 2003), to reflect on the Court’s first decade and the challenges and promises of this important international institution. After Ocampo’s presentation, he was joined in conversation by Roosevelt House Interim Director Jonathan Fanton. A Q&A with the audience followed.
- Argentine Prosecutor Turns Focus to New War Crimes Court By Marlise Simons
“Back in 1985, Luis Moreno Ocampo joined the team to prosecute Argentina’s generals and admirals who stood accused of secretly torturing and killing thousands of civilians. Other lawyers had refused the post out of fear.”
from the New York Times, 2003.