Briefing from ROAPE Volume 32 Number 104/5
US Hostility to the International Criminal Court
A commitment to an international criminal court was one of the changes for the better in foreign policy as a result of Labour's victory. Under the Conservatives, Britain had been a backmarker in negotiations to set up such a court. After the change of regime, Britain was propelled into the front rank of countries supporting an international system to bring to justice those guilty of crimes against humanity.