Authors: Sarah Sewall
November 9, 2004
John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
The Rome Treaty to establish an International Criminal Court will give the world a permanent mechanism for punishing those responsible for the gravest of human rights violations, of the sort that have been committed in Rwanda, Bosnia and Kosovo. The Treaty, which enjoys broad international support, was carefully negotiated to ensure that the Court will focus on atrocities such as these, and operate according to the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.
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