In an opinion piece published on April 10, 2017, by World Politics Review, James A. Goldston, executive director of the Open Society Justice Initiative, argues that the international justice has become irrevocably embedded in global politics. He writes:
“International justice has taken a reputational nosedive since the late 1990s, when the creation of the International Criminal Court signaled a new age of global accountability. Some of this has involved predictable pushback from political leaders who would rather not be called to account. But other complaints resonate more widely.
Some say that the ICC’s focus on Africa and its inability to address atrocities from North Korea to Syria reflect the double standards of global power, not the impartiality of law. The worldwide resurgence … Continue Reading