Libya Matters

35: Stephen Rapp on a Special Court for Libya

July 27, 2022 Lawyers for Justice in Libya
Libya Matters
35: Stephen Rapp on a Special Court for Libya
Show Notes

Why are Special Courts needed, and do they help achieve justice? Could Libya benefit from a Special Court? How can a Special Court be compatible with other international mechanisms? To unravel all this, hosts Elham and Marwa talk to prominent American lawyer and former US Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues, Stephen Rapp.

Stephen Rapp has over twenty years of experience in the field of international justice and accountability and he served as the Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone.

Our latest report, “Justice is the only way forward”: Perceptions of justice in Libya ten years on, explores the perceptions of justice of Libyans, their views on the transitional justice process and their priorities for accountability ten years on from the 2011 uprising. 

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