It is "now or never", for a special tribunal on Russia's aggression

Demonstration in Vilnius (Lithuania). Two women hold signs saying
Demonstrators take part in a protest against the Russian invasion of Ukraine at Independence Square in front of the Parliament Palace in Vilnius, Lithuania,on March 24, 2022. Photo: Petras Malukas / AFP
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To what extent is an ad hoc court on the crime of aggression still on the table, two years and a month after the Russian full scale invasion of Ukraine? Discussions are still taking place behind closed doors, explain our Asymmetrical Haircuts partners. They give the floor to one of the countries at the forefront of the diplomatic advocacy: Lithuania. In this new podcast, Lithuanian Vice-Minister of Justice, Gabija Grigaitė-Daugirdė, says that in view of forthcoming elections in Europe and the United States, "it is now or never" for the creation of a special tribunal on Russia's crime of aggression in Ukraine.

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