Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Chapter 13. ‘The Anatorny Of A Court: The International Criminal Tribunal For Rwanda

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

This chapter firstly attempts to give a basic orientation to various organs at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and briefly outlines some of the challenges they have struggled to overcome. Secondly, it touches on the larger, more structural challenges faced by international tribunals in general and the ICTR in the particular historical context in which it was created. Ironically, the great success of the sister Tribunal of ICTR also serves to highlight one of the major structural limitations of international justice as it now stands: the near-necessity of military defeat to bring top people responsible for atrocities into the courtroom. In addition, the ICTR has not always maintained good relations with the resident press, which consists of three non-profit organizations devoted to daily coverage of the trials.

Keywords: anatomy of court; atrocities; International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR); non-profit organizations; resident press

10.1163/ej.9781571052674.i-1142.187
/content/books/bej.9781571052674.i1142_014
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
10
5
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    International Humanitarian Law: Challenges — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation