It’s a pivotal month for international criminal tribunals. The first trial at the International Criminal Court is officially under way. Proceedings in Cambodia’s war crimes tribunal begin in a few weeks. And international observers expect a major announcement from international prosecutors on whether they will proceed with charges against Sudan’s sitting president. We explore how these developments will affect the future international criminal justice.


  • Sebastiaan Gottlieb International Law Reporter, Radio Netherlands
  • Diane Orentlicher Professor of International Law, Washington College of Law, American University
  • Cecile Aptel Senior Fellow, International Center for Transitional Justice; Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Normandy (France); Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Pretoria (South Africa)
  • David M. Crane Former Chief Prosecutor, Special Court for Sierra Leone; Professor of Practice, Syracuse University College of Law

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