Episode 376 Prosecuting War Criminals

Matthew Gillett has been involved with war crime for many years. He spent time in Afghanistan intervening to protect victims of human rights abuse, some of which were related to cases that the International Criminal Court would consider. Later he became a trial lawyer in The Hague for the ICC. Here we talk about the changing international laws about war crime and crime against humanity. He is pleased that the law has recently changed so that the deliberate instigation of famine to civilians as an act of war now applies to civil wars, whereas it had formerly applied to international conflicts


• Matthew Gillett




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