International Crisis Group chief Louise Arbour is on the line this week. Ms. Arbour is a true human rights pioneer, perhaps best known as the war crimes prosecutor who served Slobodan Milosevic his indictment for genocide.  In this episode, she tells me about her amazing journey from law school in Quebec to the war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda and how one dark episode of Canadian history propelled her to fight governments who abuse their citizens.

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