It cannot be overemphasized how historic the negotiations to establish a permanent International Criminal Court (ICC) have been. Over 120 states have participated in the process and not one of them questions the need for a permanent ICC to try individuals accused of the most serious international crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity or serious violations of the laws and customs of war (war crimes).
Gerber, Steven J.
"Establishment Of An International Criminal Court,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 4
, Article 15.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol4/iss2/15