This video can be viewed in its entirety here, or in segments:
The History of the ICC: Part 1 of 3
This segment provides an overview of the conficts and international tribunals that preceded the creation of the International Criminal Court, from the Nuremberg Trials in 1945 to the Yugslav and Rwanda Tribunals in the 1990s. Watch now »
The History of the ICC: Part 2 of 3
This segment begins with the Rome Conference, which took place in 1998, when 140 countries gathered to ratify the statute that would become the constitution for the new court, and the United States' opposition to the establishment of an international court. Watch now »
The History of the ICC: Part 3 of 3
The International Criminal Court came into existence in 2002 after 66 countries ratified the Rome Statute. This segment traces the establishment of the new court and outlines the ICC's process of bringing the perpetrators of genocide, crimes against humanity and crimes of war to justice.Watch now »
Free workshop for educators
Facing History and Ourselves is facilitating an online workshop about the International Criminal Court, free for educators, December 1-15, 2009.
To find out more about the workshop and register, go to www.facinghistory.org/reckoningworkshop.