Archive

During the course of his distinguished career, Ben Ferencz has published numerous books, scholarly articles, letters, op-eds, and communiques through the web, He has also been featured in a wide range of video and audio recordings. 

Video
January 2015
Presented by The International Humanitarian Law Clinic of Emory University School of Law January 25, 2015.
Video
November 2014
During a visit to Brandeis University on November 7, 2014 hosted by the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life, Professor of International Law and Former ...
Video
August 2014
Conference "The experience at the Nüremberg Trials", delivered by Benjamin B. Ferencz, prosecutor of war crimes trials in Nüremberg on the first day of the Universal ...
Article
July 2014
Dear Elisabeth, family and friends: Words can not adequately convey our sadness. The Kaul family was like our own family and we feel so helpless to ease the pain as we join in ...
Video
October 2013
Dean Martha Minow sat down for a talk with Benjamin B. Ferencz '43, who served as a chief prosecutor in the Nuremberg Trials. Ferencz has written extensively on the importance ...
Article
September 2013
To the Editor: Using poison gas has been a war crime since the 1920s. The Nuremberg trials made plain that crimes are committed by individuals. Only the responsible leaders ...
Article
May 2013
To the Editor: Re “Former Leader of Guatemala Is Guilty of Genocide Against Mayan Group” (news article, May 11): The landmark conviction by a Guatemalan court of Gen. ...
Video
April 2012
The Evolution of International Criminal Law: Problems and Perspectives, with Benjamin Ferencz and Michael Byowitz, at The International Law Section of the American Bar ...
Article
March 2012
Re “Congolese Rebel Convicted of Using Child Soldiers” (news article, March 15): The conviction by the International Criminal Court of the warlord Thomas Lubanga for ...
Article
January 2012
John Yoo's diatribe condemning the International Criminal Court cannot go unchallenged ("Prosecuting the Peace—Can international tribunals curb future atrocities or is the ...
Article
August 2011
What Really Happened at Kampala It should be recalled that after millions of innocent people had been killed in World War Two, everyone prayed for a more peaceful future. In ...
Video
August 2011
This is a historic moment in the evolution of international criminal law. For the first time a permanent international criminal court will hear the closing statement for the ...
Lecture
August 2011
May it please your Honors, This is a historic moment in the evolution of international criminal law. For the first time a permanent international criminal court will hear the ...
Article
May 2011
Your superb report “Behind the Hunt for Bin Laden” leaves key questions unanswered. Jubilation over the death of the most hunted mass murderer is understandable, but was ...
Lecture
February 2011
May it please your Honors, After listening to that great introduction, you must have expected someone to come in here ten feet tall. Well, I used to be ten feet tall, but the ...
Video
February 2011
Sandy Davies, David Swanson, and Ben Ferencz spoke in Boca  Raton, Fla., on February 26, 2011. This is the 3rd of 4 videos. Videos by Stephanie Rosendorf and Jaszmin deFreitas.
Audio
November 2010
In November 2010, the city of Nuremberg inaugurated a museum directly above the main Nuremberg courtroom where leading Nazi war criminals were tried after World War Two. The ...
Article
October 2010
We have come a long way from Nuremberg, and have miles to go before we sleep Hope is the engine that drives human endeavour. After some 20 million people were killed in WW1, ...