Paul Seils leads the Conflict, Justice and Reconciliation Programme at the European Institute of Peace. He was formerly Vice President of the International Centre for Transitional Justice, and before that Head of Situational Analysis in the Office of the Prosecutor, at the International Criminal Court.Espanol | Arabic |
New Katanga trial shows DRC’s potential to try complex international crimes
A DRC warlord convicted by the ICC will now also face prosecution by national courts in the DRC—an enormously welcome step.
Intolerance of impunity does not make ICC an enemy of peace
Demanding accountability for war crimes does make the job of peace mediators more difficult, but so be it – an ICC investigation cannot be bargained away.