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A former UN prosecutor’s take on the ICC’s indictment of Vladimir Putin
On Friday, the International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants for Russian President Vladimir Putin and his children's rights commissioner on allegations of war crimes – specifically for the abduction and deportation of Ukrainian children since Russia's invasion of the country began. Former United Nations prosecutor, Massey College Senior Fellow, and special advisor to the International Criminal Court Payam Akhavan joins David Common to share his perspective on this move, what evidence compelled the ICC to issue these warrants, and what the long-game of finding justice could look like.