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ICC prosecutor wins the argument

A typical day at the Hay festival: in the space of 24 hours I find myself on the receiving end of Jane Birkin's riveting account of Serge Gainsbourg's fear of Brigitte Bardot's excessive breasts; sitting between two colossi, whose only point of disagreement seems to be whether my counterfactual question (would it have been better if the Germans had won the first world war?) is interesting (Niall Ferguson) or uninteresting (Eric Hobsbawm); and finding ways to prise open the International Criminal Court prosecutor's views on whether Britain is doing enough to bring peace or justice to Darfur and Sudan.