Rough Justice: The International Criminal Court in a World of Power Politics Thu, 2014-10-30 19:46

On the 22nd of October, Dr David Bosco and Anthony Dworkin gave a lecture about the current and future challenges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in a world of power politics, specifically the argument that the court is biased and a Western tool of imperialism, ignoring the crimes committed by Great Power states. David Bosco is an assistant professor at American University’s School of International Service. A lawyer by training, he served as a political analyst and journalist in Bosnia and Herzegovina and as deputy director of a joint United Nations/NATO project on repatriating refugees in Sarajevo. He recently completed his book, ‘Rough Justice’, an examination of the International Criminal Court’s first decade. Anthony Dworkin is a senior policy fellow and leads ECFR?s work in the area of human rights, democracy, and justice. He has conducted research and written on European and US frameworks for counterterrorism, on the EU?s human rights strategy, and on the pursuit of justice in the international response to mass atrocities.