Diane Orentlicher

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Diane Orentlicher "is co-director, Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law; professor of international law. She holds expertise in Public international law; United Nations law; International Criminal Court and other war crimes tribunals. Orentlicher is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, American Society of International Law, and American Society for Political & Legal Philosophy. In addition, she is on the Board of Directors or Advisory Council of several organizations, including Open Society Justice Initiative of the Open Society Institute and the National Institute of Military Justice. In September 2004, then UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan appointed Diane Orentlicher as an independent expert on combating impunity.

"Professor Orentlicher is a frequent commentator on television and in the print media on issues relating to war crimes trials and other issues of transitional justice. She has appeared on various news programs on NBC, ABC, BBC, CNN, NPR, PBS, MSNBC and other broadcast stations, and has published opinion pieces and been quoted in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the International Herald Tribune and other papers."[1]


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  2. Staff, Coalition for International Justice (Archived page from 2003), accessed June 1, 2010.
  3. Edward S. Herman and David Peterson, "Morality's Avenging Angels: The New Humanitarian Crusaders", Znet, 30 August 2005.

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