Sep 5, 2023
And so the trial begins
In the morning of 5th September 2023 there is a queue outside Stockholm District Court. Journalists from Sweden and abroad gathered to follow the longest trial in Swedish history. Two former executives of a Swedish Oil company, Ian Lundin and Alex Scheinter, stand trial for war crimes committed in South Sudan over 20 years ago. Listen to a summary from the courtroom and hear Mark Klamberg, Professor in Public International Law at Stockholm University explain the legal details of the case.
Mark Klamberg, Professor in Public International Law at Stockholm University
This is the Lundin War Crimes Trial, that is brought to you by Pax and Global Idé. The music in this podcast is made by the artist JJ Kang and edited by Roos Boer. Visit unpaiddebt.org for more background and updates from the trial. There you may also listen to more interviews with victims and experts, read expert analysis, an interactive map of attacks in Lundin’s concession area and access background information about the case.