Douglas on Dictators in Retirement

Law professor Lawrence Douglas spoke with Dan Ephron at The Daily Beast about how it’s getting harder for ousted dictators to find quiet islands or palatial estates to retire to, thanks to the increasingly powerful International Criminal Court.  “Once the ICC brings charges, you’re basically harboring a fugitive and not just allowing a cushy retirement for a former strongman,” he said. Read more about where old strongmen go to die here.



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