The ICC’s Pursuit of the Lord’s Resistance Army and the Limits of Criminal Proceedings

John Siebert Africa, Defence & Human Security

Author John Siebert Published in The Conrad Grebel Review, Volume 28 No. 3, Fall 2010 The  International  Criminal  Court  (ICC)  was  created  “to  investigate, prosecute and punish those who commit war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity”- many of whom would otherwise escape punishment in their home countries. Through the process of prosecuting these individuals, the ICC wants to deter …

The LRA and the ICC: Bad Facts Make Bad International Criminal Jurisprudence

John Siebert Africa, Defence & Human Security

Author John Siebert The Ploughshares Monitor Spring 2010 Volume 31 Issue 1 The International Criminal Court (ICC) was created “to investigate, prosecute and punish those who commit war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity”—many of whom would otherwise escape punishment in their home countries (DFAIT 2007). Through the process of prosecuting such individuals, the ICC also intends to deter others from …

Efforts Weren’t in Vain: Juba talks didn’t end in a deal with the Lord’s Resistance Army, but life for Ugandans has improved

John Siebert

Author John Siebert Published by the Waterloo Region Record The frustrated outburst in mid-September from former president of Mozambique Joachim Chissano said it all. “Whoever manages to get to this man, tell him that this is the last time I am trying to meet him. It should not be me to ask for a meeting with him. I do not …

The War of Words over the International Criminal Court: American “Might” Versus International “Right”

Tasneem Jamal

Author Tara Ashtakala and Fergus Watt The Ploughshares Monitor Winter 2002 Volume 23 Issue 4 Tara Ashtakala is an Ottawa lawyer specializing in International Humanitarian Law. Fergus Watt is Executive Director of World Federalists of Canada. WFC coordinates the Canadian NGO Network for the ICC. One of the more popular discussions in world politics these days contrasts the growing divide between …

To the Members of our Churches after the Tragedy in the United States

Tasneem Jamal

Letter from leaders of Canadian Churches addressing events of September 11, 2001. To the members of our churches after the tragedy in the United States: Grace to you and peace from our Lord Jesus Christ! We write to you as leaders of Canadian Churches to express our deep compassion for all those who have suffered in the terrorist attacks in …