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Interview with Fatou Bensouda, ICC Chief Prosecutor

Fatou Bensouda is a Gambian prosecutor and legal adviser who has served as the International Criminal Court’s Chief Prosecutor since June 2012. She has a wealth of experience in the international judicial system, having served as Chief Legal Adviser to the President and Cabinet of The Republic of The Gambia, as well as working as a Legal Adviser and Trial Attorney at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Tanzania.

She talks to the IBA about the ICC’s jurisdiction, its work to fight impunity and bring accountability and its criteria for opening investigations in Africa and other parts of the world.