Related Links

Film Module 1:

Benjamin Ferencz website 

Beginning in 1945 with his prosecution of war criminals during the Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal, the work of Benjamin Ferencz has long focused on issues of international criminal justice and world peace. This website includes an archive of speeches, essays, and articles by Ferencz.

Coalition for the International Criminal Court 

This website, published by a coalition of nonprofit groups, provides background material about the ICC, an extensive inventory of ICC-related documents, and information about what people around the world are doing to support the work and mission of the ICC.

IJCentral 

IJCentral is designed to be a resource for concerned citizens around the world who want an effective International Criminal Court. It posts updated news related to the ICC and international justice. People from around the world contribute to their blog. The site also posts an interview with ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo where he speaks about the influence of the Nuremberg Trials on international law.

The International Criminal Court 

The International Criminal Court provides a well-organized page of common questions about the court with links to brief answers. This is an excellent resource to help students better understand how the court works.

The Los Angeles Times, March 16, 2009

This editorial presents arguments for and against the United States joining the ICC.

Nuremberg Human Rights Centre 

The Nuremberg Human Rights Centre has developed 16 informative slides that can be used to help students understand international justice from 1945 to 2006.

On Point Radio, August, 2009

In this interview, National Public Radio program “On Point” interviewed Pamela Yates, the director of the film The Reckoning, and Christine Chung, former trial attorney at the ICC. The program focused on the role of the International Criminal Court in preventing crimes against humanity and other international crimes. You can listen online or download a podcast of this show, which also includes questions from listeners.

“The Trial of Thomas Lubanga,” The Atlantic, December 2009

In this article, journalist Adam Hochschild writes about the ICC’s first trial, describing how Lubanga’s case made it to the ICC and Congolese reactions to the trials. This article also illuminates the workings of the ICC and raises questions about the purpose and effectiveness of the court. 

You have reached the end of the Related Links section for Module 1. Please continue to the next module: Seeking Peace and Seeking Justice where you may view the short film and explore the Readings.

 

Film Module 2:

Coalition for the International Criminal Court

This website contains background information as well as frequently updated press releases about developments in Uganda. 

International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) 

The International Center for Transitional Justice assists countries in pursuing accountability for past mass atrocity or human rights abuses. This page provides background information on issues of justice in Uganda and provides links to relevant publications and press releases. 

The International Criminal Court  

The International Criminal Court provides a well-organized page of common questions about the court with links to brief answers. This is an excellent resource to help students better understand how the court works. 

Invisible Children

Motivated by the conflict in Northern Uganda, Invisible Children was created by three young filmmakers with a mission to use the power of stories to change lives around the world. The Invisible Children website provides information about how the conflict in Uganda has affected the lives of children there and what can be done to improve their situation. 

Refugee Law Project  

The Refugee Law Project, sponsored by the Faculty of Law at Makerere University, works on behalf of the legal rights of asylum seekers, refugees, and internally displaced persons living in Uganda. 

The Times Online, June 2006

In this article, Sam Farmar shares information from his exclusive interview with LRA leader Joseph Kony. 

IJCentral

IJCentral is designed to be a resource for concerned citizens around the world who want an effective International Criminal Court. It posts updated news related to the ICC and international justice. People from around the world contribute to their blog. The site also posts an interview with ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo where he speaks about the influence of the Nuremberg Trials on international law. 

You have reached the end of the Related Links section for Module 2. Please continue to the next module: International Law, Testing the Limits where you may view the short film and explore the Readings.

 

Film Module 3:

Human Rights Watch, March 2009 

This report provides counter-arguments to criticism about the ICC’s role in Sudan. 

International Federation of Human Rights 

This Q&A report from the Coalition for the ICC and the International Federation for Human Rights takes a critical approach to the Court’s intervention in Sudan and provides all-inclusive answers to issues regarding President al-Bashir, the genocide, and the process of carrying out an arrest from the search warrant. 

The International Criminal Court 

The International Criminal Court provides a well-organized page of common questions about the court with links to brief answers. This is an excellent resource to help students better understand how the court works. 

National Public Radio, March 4, 2009 

Students can listen to or read this article about the ICC’s arrest warrant for Sudan’s president, Omar al-Bashir. [March 2009] 

The New York Times, March 22, 2009

This slideshow “Fears of More Misery in Darfur” reveals how Sudan’s expulsion of humanitarian aid groups puts the lives of millions of displaced people at risk. 

Social Science Research Council, 2009  

This blog provides links to commentary by scholars and other experts who are critical of the ICC’s role in Sudan. 

IJCentral 

IJCentral is designed to be a resource for concerned citizens around the world who want an effective International Criminal Court. It posts updated news related to the ICC and international justice. People from around the world contribute to their blog. The site also posts an interview with ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo where he speaks about the influence of the Nuremberg Trials on international law. 

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