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Explainer: What is a war crime?

Ever since the war in Ukraine began, there have been calls for Putin to be tried for war crimes. But what exactly is a war crime, legally speaking, and what threshold needs to be reached for an indictment to take place? Sean was joined by Alex Whiting, Deputy Prosecutor at the Kosovo Prosecutor's Office in The Hague and former ICC Prosecutor...

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15.18 13 Apr 2022


Explainer: What is a war crime?


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15.18 13 Apr 2022


Ever since the war in Ukraine began, there have been calls for Putin to be tried for war crimes. But what exactly is a war crime, legally speaking, and what threshold needs to be reached for an indictment to take place?

Sean was joined by Alex Whiting, Deputy Prosecutor at the Kosovo Prosecutor's Office in The Hague and former ICC Prosecutor...

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