Thursday, August 6, 2009

IS TORTURE A CRIME? What is the 'superior orders' defense? Interview with Peter Weiss

Pinky calls up international law expert Peter Weiss (Center for Constitutional Rights) and asks him:
  • "What is a Crime Against Humanity?"
  • "how a crime against humanity is different from a war crime?"
  • "What about the 'superior orders' defense?Torture?"
  • "The International Criminal Court (ICC)?"
Also the importance of ordinary people taking a stand on matters of international law; more!