Who Said This? – Quote #3

“They worry that warrants like those against Bashir and the Congolese opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba (seized in Belgium with a sealed warrant in May 2008) may be turning criminal prosecution into a selective political instrument. Many who struggle for human rights fear that abusive governments have been handed exactly the pretext they need for refusing any international cooperation.”

Answer: Flint, Julie and de Waal, Alex. 2009. Case closed: A prosecutor without borders. The World Affairs Journal Spring 2009.


  • Does de Waal lose anything by being published in a journal that is read publicly rather than in an academic journal? Is there anything to be gained?

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