Nigeria / Great Britain
Charles Adeogun-Phillips discusses the impact of the UN’s requirement for broad regional, linguistic and racial representation at the Tribunal, which influences recruitment policies. He further emphasizes the need for practitioners, and especially judges, to understand the cultural context of Rwanda when considering evidence. Adeogun-Phillips reflects on the treatment of victims and witnesses in Court, on the merits and shortcomings of adversarial and inquisitorial legal approaches, and the need to involve Rwandans in the justice process.
Charles Adeogun-Phillips speaks on...
- the ethics of calling witnesses [KIN] [2:07] (Voices from the Rwanda Tribunal team)
- the ICTR and ICTY as unique experiments [1:57] (Voices from the Rwanda Tribunal team)
- the impact of locating the Tribunal outside Rwanda [0:50] (Voices from the Rwanda Tribunal team)
- Rwandan participation in the Tribunal [0:59] (Voices from the Rwanda Tribunal team)