Russia-Ukraine Crisis

What is a War Crime? Here's How They Are Investigated and Punished

World leaders have accused Russian president Vladimir Putin of war crimes after hearing of a massacre and mass graves in Bucha, Ukraine. A war crime is a serious violation of international law and is punishable in international courts. NBCLX storyteller Clark Fouraker talked with Stanford University international law professor Allen Weiner to understand how people accused of war crimes can be held accountable.