Articles by: Nandakumar Srivatsa

Round One: India v. The ICC Prosecutor

Round One: India v. The ICC Prosecutor

April 8, 2014 at 5:17 PM

The 17th of July, 1998 will always be remembered as the day the Rome Statute was adopted and mainly, as the day when “two-thirds of humanity” chose to not adopt it. The ICC came into existence with these mixed sentiments and it is fair to say that almost 16 years on there is little hint of such emotions completely fading away; in large part due to countries such as India and China (almost One-third of humanity) showing no intentions of undertaking the journey to Rome.