A webinar presented by RLConsulting members Sara Carnegie [CHAIR], Mark Guthrie and RLC member Serena Gates, as well as panellists Aarif Abraham (Garden Court North Chambers) and Mike Anderson (Author, The Ticket Collector from Belarus).

Those who wage war must be held accountable for their actions. Against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine, this webinar will examine past domestic and international experiences of prosecuting war crimes, the practical issues involved and the obstacles to be overcome in the battle against impunity.

This webinar will look at the following:

  • Practical issues in investigating and documenting war crimes
  • The Ticket Collector of Belarus by Mike Anderson, (the book about the trial in 1999 of Anthony Sawoniuk, the only war crimes trial to take place in the UK)
  • The Ukraine experience and challenges in investigating and prosecuting war crimes
  • The experience in Bosnia Herzegovina in prosecuting war crimes and lessons learned
  • The prosecution decision making process


‘Waging war against impunity’: the challenges of war crimes prosecutions