As chief prosecutor of the world’s first international criminal tribunals, Carla del Ponte took on both well-connected murderers, and the governments that failed to bring them to justice. Her work had an enduring impact on international law. But she was also a controversial figure. We explore how she held wrongdoers to account — and the controversies that sometimes swirled around her efforts.


  • Chuck Sudetic Co-author of "Madame Prosecutor: Confrontations with Humanity's Worst Criminals and the Culture of Impunity (Other Press, NY); and Senior Writer, Open Society Institute

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