Byron Scott: Today we're talking about a body that often operates below the general public's attention, the International Criminal Court based in The Hague in the Netherlands. July has been a significant month for international criminal law. Radovan Karadzic, an indicted war criminal from the Bosnian War in the 1990s, has been captured and extradited to The Hague for trial. A chief ICC prosecutor has asked for indictments to be returned against President Omar Hassan al-Bashir of Sudan, and a leader from the Congolese wars is beginning his trial. What is the ICC and what does it do?
International war crimes arguably most important since Nuremberg
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