Calculating Body Counts
Friday, March 16, 2012
So often our understanding and prosecution of monsters like Joseph Kony comes down to a rigorous appraisal of their crimes – chief among them body counts. And the person who is most often charged with determining body counts for international criminal courts and war crimes tribunals is statistician Patrick Ball. Ball talks to Bob about why accuracy is paramount when it comes to tabulating & reporting the worst crimes against humanity.