Daqun Liu

Daqun Liu

Judge of the UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals

Asian countries should claim “ownership" to Tokyo Trials.

It is submitted that ICTY was the most successful international criminal tribunal up to now and It handled the most serious, complex and sensitive cases and established a jurisprudence that guides national jurisdictions and also other international courts. It has created a large body of jurisprudence that will influence the prosecution of international crimes in the future and it also send a very strong signal that the international community will no longer tolerate impunity, and those who commit serious international crimes will eventually be prosecuted and put on trial.


Judge Daqun Liu is  a former Vice-President of the ICTY, member of the PCA, IDI and a professor in CUPL China.