ICC brings down first verdict

20 March 2012

Chris Mahony from the Faculty of Law was interviewed on Radio New Zealand's "Nine to Noon" programme on 20 March about the recent International Criminal Court conviction of Congolese warlord, Thomas Lubanga, for using child soldiers. This was the ICC's first verdict, ten years after its establishment.

Chris is Deputy Director of the New Zealand Centre for Human Rights Law, Policy and Practice. In a 13½-minute interview (http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20120320-0921-chris_mahony-048.mp3) he discussed the Lubanga case along with the ICC's purpose, powers, jurisdiction and influence.