Teddy Atim’s testimony at ICC covered by TuftsNow
In May, Teddy Atim was an expert witness at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the ongoing trial of Lord’s Resistance Army Commander Dominic Ongwen. The court charged Ongwen with 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Teddy based her testimony on a new method for assessing and explaining the effects of violence. Feinstein researchers surveyed of a representative sample of the victimized population and used statistical analysis to compare their experiences to those of peers who were not subjected to war crimes. This innovation holds promise for improving international criminal prosecution and post-conflict reparations.