The Long – Yet Still Uneven – Arc of International Justice

The events of 2022 brought renewed attention and support for accountability for serious international crimes. Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine brought images of mass burial sites and bombed-out cities back on the front pages, and the far-reaching impact of the conflict triggered a strong response from the international community. At the same time, it has put into sharp focus unevenness and double-standards in access to justice for the victims of these crimes.