Former Chief Prosecutor Carla Del Ponte "I Keep Telling Myself that Justice Will Prevail"

Carla Del Ponte prosecuted some of the worst war criminals of the 20th century at The Hague. These days, though, the international justice system seems to have lost its teeth. What went wrong?
Interview Conducted by Maximilian Popp und Mathieu von Rohr
UN troops evacuating refugees in 1995 in the Balkans

UN troops evacuating refugees in 1995 in the Balkans

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Former Serbian President Slobodan Milošević in court at The Hague.

Former Serbian President Slobodan Milošević in court at The Hague.

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