Ann Cooper Reports From New York On Calls By Human Rights Advocates

for a permanent international court to deal with crimes against humanity. They argue that the current approach, setting up specific tribunals for specific atrocities, allows too many crimes against innocent people to go unpunished. As examples, they cite the large scale genocide in Cambodia and Uganda during the 1970's.



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