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Should the Prosecutor of the International Criminial Court be removed from office?

Over the past weeks, criticism has been raised regarding the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, the Argentinean Luis Moreno-Ocampo. This criticism has not only involved his handling of the complaint against him for his dismissal of a media adviser, who made a complaint against Moreno-Ocampo of sexual misconduct with a South African female journalist. (The complaint was denied by Moreno-Ocampo as well as the woman involved, and eventually dismissed by the Court as “manifestly unfounded”; nevertheless, the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization awarded the media adviser two years’ salary for compensation for wrongful dismissal as well as…