The ICC’s Weakening Case of Genocide Against Sudan
The ICC’s case in support of the genocide charge is taking a beating, as this Washington Post article details. The problem might be Moreno-Ocampo’s erratic leadership, or it could be the ICC as a whole has too many brilliant ambitious lawyers with not nearly enough to do. So they are quietly undermining Moreno-Ocampo by resigning or by writing articles critical of him. In any event, it is hard to imagine the amount of damage that the ICC will sustain if it eventually has to withdraw the genocide charges against Sudan. But it could happen. And then what?