The court has focused on African cases to the exclusion of developed countries, as well as developing regions such as Latin America.
As transitional justice efforts have become more widespread, their mandates have also become increasingly ambitious.
Why would the US and UK want to suppress the work of a post-war human rights effort?
The push for accountability in Syria exposes the challenges of international criminal justice.
The world will be watching the country's courts.
Former Chadian President Hissène Habré’s disruption of his trial, questioning its authority over him, is a tried and tested defence strategy used by revolutionaries and rulers for eons.