The Don Quixote of Darfur

Luis Moreno-Ocampo, prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, is ready to try his first Darfur war-crimes case. If only it were that easy

Lea Crispi for TIME

Luis Moreno-Ocampo Luis Moreno-Ocampo.

In the eyes of Luis Moreno Ocampo, the war in Darfur will end thousands of miles from the killing fields, in a narrow, wood-paneled room carved out of an old parking garage in the Hague. It is here that Moreno-Ocampo, the Argentine prosecutor of the five-year-old International Criminal Court (ICC), intends to bring to justice the perpetrators of Sudan's genocide. Moreno-Ocampo and his team of lawyers will occupy one side of the courtroom, presenting their evidence to a three-judge panel that will decide the case. On the other side will sit the defendant, Ahmad Muhammed Harun, Sudan's former Interior Minister, whom...

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