Luis Moreno Ocampo

From SourceWatch
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Luis Moreno Ocampo, "the current Chief Prosecutor for the International Criminal Court rose to prominence as the assistant prosecutor of the National Commission on the Disappearance of Persons in the 1984-1985 "Military Junta" in Argentina. As District Attorney for the Federal Circuit of the City of Buenos Aires from 1987 to 1992, he was in charge prosecuting the military responsible for the Falklands war (1988), those who headed the military rebellions in 1988, and has not shied away from many large public corruption cases. He has worked with both the Inter-American Development Bank and the United Nations, aiding governments to establish systems to control corruption. He was the co-founder of Poder Ciudadano, a non-governmental organization which promotes citizen responsibility and participation. In his role as Chief Prosecutor for the ICC he has investigated the abuses in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the insurgency of the Uganda-based Lord's Resistance Army and the Darfur conflict of western Sudan. Mr. Moreno Ocampo is an active member of the Advisory Committee of Transparency International. His publications include In Self Defense, How to Avoid Corruption (1993) and When Power Lost the Trial: How to Explain the Dictatorship to Our Children (1996). He continues to serve as Associate Professor of criminal law at the University of Buenos Aires." [1]

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles