UN Plaza: Talking The ICC With Richard Dicker

In this week’s UN Plaza, I interview Richard Dicker, Director of the International Justice Program at Human Rights Watch. Richard is an expert on the International Criminal Court and in the diavlog we discuss and debate the relative merits of the court. In the segment below, Richard explains the significance of the recent arrest of Jean-Pierre Bemba, a former Congolese Vice President and Militia Leader. Bemba was arrested outside his wife’s home in Brussels last week and is now awaiting extradition to the Hague. As Richard explains, this is a very important development for the court.