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. 

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, ...
Article
September 2010
When this book was published in 1970, Telford Taylor had concluded that U.S. involvement in the war in Vietnam was an American tragedy: “Somehow we failed ourselves to learn ...
Video
May 2010
In an impassioned keynote address at the ICC Review  Conference in Kampala, Ben Ferencz, pleads for nations to uphold the Nuremberg principles. This video was made possible ...
Video
May 2010
65 years after World War II. - Reflections of a Nurember Prosecutor from Alexander Schug on Vimeo. Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Article
April 2010
Stephen G. Rademaker's April 2 op-ed ["Can judges bring an end to war?"] warned against allowing the International Criminal Court to try leaders for the crime of waging ...
Video
April 2010
Ben Ferencz, chief prosecutor at the Subsequent trial at Nuremberg against the Einsatzgruppen, reflects on the SS and their crimes in this clip from a History Channel ...
Letter
March 2010
March 3, 2010 Admiral Mike Mullen Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff 9999 Joint Staff Pentagon Washington, DC 20318-9999 ATTN: PLEASE SEE THAT THIS LETTER REACHES THE ...
Article
December 2009
Ben Ferencz has received several inquiries about his view of President Obama’s Nobel Speech last week in Oslo. We share the following response, originally sent privately, in ...
Article
September 2009
Abstract Jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court over the crime of aggression has been deferred for reasons that are not persuasive. Aggression has already been ...
Video
July 2009
Benjamin Ferencz speaks on a Congressional Panel entitled: "A Seven Year Assessment of the International Criminal Court." Hosted by Citizens for Global Solutions. This is a ...
Article
July 2009
To the Editor: Robert S. McNamara should be remembered as a dedicated patriot who learned from past mistakes and sought to restore America’s reputation as a leader in search ...
Book
2009
Preface Meeting Benjamin Ferencz and Antonio Cassese Anyone who has met Benjamin Ferencz and Antonio Cassese knows that here are two men totally committed to the defense of ...
Lecture
June 2008
I have just been informed that I have been drafted to say something. You will be happy to know I will not go into any of the problems with which you have been dealing because ...
Web Communique
May 2008
The Problem The International Military Tribunal (IMT) at Nuremberg held that aggression was "the supreme international crime" for which leading planners and perpetrators could ...
Video
April 2008
On the 60th anniversay of Nuremberg, Benjamin Ferencz addresses International Law students on the rule of law in the 21st Century.
Article
January 2008
Remarks of Benjamin B. Ferencz I’ll try to summarize some personal observations, experiences, and conclusions with regard to the subject we are supposed to be dealing with. ...
Article
March 2007
Thank you very much for that brief introduction. I’ve had twenty-five speakers ahead of me describe everything there is to know about Nuremberg. I have to find something ...
Article
March 2007
According to Article 5 of its governing Statute adopted in Rome in 1998, the International Criminal Court in the Hague (ICC) cannot exercise its jurisdiction over the crime of ...