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Deterrence and Impunity: Insights from Human Rights Prosecutions for an International Anti-Corruption Court (IACC)

Kathryn Sikkink

Last week, I attended an invigorating workshop on the need for an International Anti-Corruption Court (IACC), organized by the American Academy of Arts and Science (AAAS), under the leadership of Robert Rotberg and Judge Mark Wolf.   Some of the leading international figures who were involved in the campaign for the 1997 Landmines Convention and for an...

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How our response to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine could help usher in an Age of Accountability

Phuong Pham, Kathryn Sikkink, and Patrick Vinck

The Biden administration and its allies have acted with unprecedented alacrity to impose far reaching sanctions and diplomatic pressures on Russia for its illegal invasion of Ukraine.  They now need to add serious support for individual criminal accountability to their game plan. There’s a practical path for making that happen.

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