Mattia Pinto


Lecturer at York Law School and Centre for Applied Human Rights, and co-programme leader of the LLM in International Human Rights Law and Practice, University of York. Mattia researches and teaches in the areas of human rights, criminal law, social-legal theory, and international law.

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The Hegemony of Penal Accountability: Some Critical Reflections during (Ongoing) Atrocities

“Accountability matters – not only because it provides justice for victims and punishment for perpetrators. It matters because ending impunity is central to ending genocide… Prevention and punishment…can never be seen in isolation from each other. Punishment is key to prevention.” - Michelle Bachelet. Contemporary international law encompasses a legal and institutional framework…

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