Geoffrey Robertson is a former U.N. appeals judge and author of Crimes Against Humanity: The Struggle for Global Justice (Penguin, and the New Press). His latest book is Mullahs without Mercy: Human Right and Nuclear Weapons (Biteback/ Random House, 2012).


Geoffrey Robertson and Amal Clooney helped Greece fight for the return of the Elgin Marbles. Britain refuses to listen, but has shocked the art world by secretly loaning one of the antiquities to Russia.

Mea Maxima Culpa

The next pope bears the responsibility of preventing sexual abuse in the church. Geoffrey Robertson on the one reform needed to protect vulnerable children.

The Courts

The government’s underhanded sacking of a chief justice is set to go unpunished—unless the international community acts to send a message, says Geoffrey Robertson.


A proposal out of Mexico could save us all: make the bomb a crime against humanity. By Geoffrey Robertson.

Human Rights

As Ukraine heads to the polls, Julia Tymoshenko languishes in prison at the mercy of her political enemies. Geoffrey Robertson describes the ongoing injustice.