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
December 2003
Mecklosky: I believe I have Ben Ferencz on the line. Ben? Ferencz: Good Morning. M: How are you? F: I am fine. Greetings to everybody in Stony Brook. I hope you’re not ...
Web Communique
December 2003
The apprehension and arrest of Saddam Hussein, the former President of Iraq, offers new opportunities to advance the rule of law. Vengeance begets vengeance. As was ...
Article
November 2003
To the Editor: "Plea Deals Being Used to Clear Balkan War Tribunal's Docket" (front page, Nov. 18) depicts Bush administration pressures to wind up the United Nations tribunal ...
Lecture
June 2003
Revised remarks of Benjamin B. Ferencz, a former Nuremberg Prosecutor as delivered at the swearing-in ceremony in the Hague of Luis Moreno Ocampo as Chief Prosecutor of the ...
Article
April 2003
The temple of the law has been built one stone upon the other. Unfortunately, the edifice upon which the peace and tranquility of humankind rests is far from complete. Every ...
Article
March 2003
To the Editor: Re "U.S. Lists Iraqis to Punish, or to Work With" (front page, Feb. 26): President Bush has a unique opportunity to uphold the rule of law. If the Security ...
Lecture
March 2003
I have come to pay tribute to the Dutch government and to the many nations, organizations and individuals who have joined in creating the International Criminal Court. I ...
Article
August 2002
August 1, 2002 (Note: The paragraph marked by “///” was deleted in the published version.) To the Editor: Senators Joseph R. Biden Jr, and Richard G. Lugar call for ...
Article
August 2002
Larry F. Craig, Republican Senator from Idaho, has used the Washington PostEditorial pages on August 22, 2001 to launch a vitriolic attack against the United Nations and the ...
Article
July 2002
On July 1, 2002, for the first time since the Nuremberg war crimes trials, a permanent International Criminal Court (ICC) was created to hold accountable those leaders ...
Article
June 2002
Nederland 1, 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2002 Unofficial Translation by Kate Kruize Presenter (Karel van de Graaf): Coming Monday the International Criminal Court will begin ...
Web Communique
May 2002
Robert Bartley's misinformed and biased opposition to the International Criminal Court cries out for reply. I write as a former American soldier who fought in every campaign ...
Web Communique
March 2002
Dear Friends: A new institution to curb crimes against humanity is about to be born. An international criminal court to bring to justice those who plan or perpetrate massive ...
Article
January 2002
Peace And Justice As We Enter A New Millennium A thousand years have passed and a world of peace and justice for all remains an ancient aspiration yet to be fulfilled. A more ...
Article
January 2002
To the Editor: Professor Ruth Wedgwood's understandable revulsion against terrorist attacks concludes that Al Qaeda members should not receive the extraordinary protections ...
Book
2002
Preface A Glance Back The Universal Declaration of Human Rights makes plain that if there is to be freedom and justice and peace in the world there must be “recognition of ...
Article
October 2001
To the Editor: Foreign Affairs should be congratulated for Kenneth Roth’s persuasive response to Henry Kissinger’s essay “The Pitfalls of Universal Jurisdiction” ...