An interview with Florence Ndepele Mwachande Mumba, ICTY Trial Judge (1997-2003); ICTY Appeals Judge (2003-2005); current Judge of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, for the Ad Hoc Tribunals Oral History Project

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dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-07T16:42:22Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-07T16:42:22Z
dc.date.created 2017 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/34175
dc.description.abstract A transcript of an interview with Florence Ndepele Mwachande Mumba by Susana SáCouto. The interview took place on May 25, 2016 in Washington, D.C., and the transcript, which is represented here, has been reviewed and edited from the original audio version. During the interview, Mumba reminisces on time as a student and young lawyer before being elected as the first female judge at the Zambian High Court in 1980; her role in proposing rape as a war crime and as a crime against humanity in the statute of the ICTR in 1993, and tackling issues pertaining to rape as a formal crime in the first case she presided, the Furundžija case. Mumba also discusses the higher standards for international criminal responsibility in international law; the issues faced by the Witness Unit in convincing women to testify who were frightened by the stigma of rape; the determination that womeon who were labeled "girlfriends" by the accused were not capable of voluntarily acting due to the situation of duress; the exemplified principles of Command Responsibility as seen in the Kubura and Hadžihasanović cases, and the legacy of the Tribunals in demonstrating that political power for elected officials is not absolute and will not go unpunished. en
dc.description.sponsorship International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life en
dc.format.extent 40 p. + index en
dc.format.medium Text en
dc.language English en
dc.relation.ispartof http://findingaids.brandeis.edu/repositories/2/resources/262 en
dc.relation.ispartofseries The Ad Hoc Tribunals Oral History Project en
dc.rights Copyright restrictions may apply. For permission to copy or use this image, contact the Robert D. Farber University Archives and Special Collections Department, Brandeis University Libraries en
dc.subject.lcsh International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991. en
dc.subject.lcsh Crimes against humanity. en
dc.subject.lcsh War crimes. en
dc.subject.lcsh International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. en
dc.subject.lcsh International criminal courts. en
dc.subject.lcsh Command responsibility (International law). en
dc.title An interview with Florence Ndepele Mwachande Mumba, ICTY Trial Judge (1997-2003); ICTY Appeals Judge (2003-2005); current Judge of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, for the Ad Hoc Tribunals Oral History Project en
dc.contributor.interviewee Mumba, Florence Ndepele Mwachande en
dc.contributor.interviewer SáCouto, Susana en


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