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A podcast about the work and legacy of the late Antonio Cassese, pioneering international lawyer, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of his passing. Listen to learn more about his impact on international law and institutions on five selected issues: genocide; terrorism; torture; human rights in the European Union; and war crimes.

Antonio Cassese: The Stubborn Sparrow Antonio Coco, Paola Gaeta, Giulia Pinzauti, Salvatore Zappalà

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A podcast about the work and legacy of the late Antonio Cassese, pioneering international lawyer, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of his passing. Listen to learn more about his impact on international law and institutions on five selected issues: genocide; terrorism; torture; human rights in the European Union; and war crimes.

    Episode 2: The crime of terrorism and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon

    Episode 2: The crime of terrorism and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon

    Antonio Cassese ('Nino') was the first President of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, a hybrid court established in 2007 to try those responsible for the attack that killed the former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafic Hariri and others. In February 2011, under Nino’s presidency, the Tribunal rendered a controversial decision on the definition of the international crime of terrorism. The co-hosts Antonio Coco and Giulia Pinzauti discuss the decision and Nino’s contribution to it with guest Guido Acquaviva, the Tribunal's Chef de Cabinet at the time.

    • 29 min
    Episode 1: Genocide and the Commission of Inquiry on Darfur

    Episode 1: Genocide and the Commission of Inquiry on Darfur

    This episode discusses the findings on genocide and working methods of the UN Commission of Inquiry in Darfur, which Antonio Cassese chaired in 2004-2005. Paola Gaeta and Salvatore Zappalà interview Fannie Lafontaine, who worked with Antonio Cassese as his legal assistant at the time.

    • 30 min
    Episode 0: the Knight and the Sparrow

    Episode 0: the Knight and the Sparrow

    This episode introduces the figure of Antonio Cassese, a giant of international law who was known to his friends simply as 'Nino'. Nino’s voice tells the story of the sparrow, to which the podcast owes its title.

    • 16 min

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