International Justice Day: All states must reinforce commitment to international justice
International Justice Day, 17 July 2004, marks the international community's historic adoption the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) six years ago. This report considers that the progress in international justice this year marks the beginning of a new era where national courts, the ICC and other international and internationalized courts can deliver justice to victims of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. It comments on the significant slow-down in ratifications of the Rome Statute which could undermine the effectiveness of the new system of international justice.
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