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An introduction to the International Criminal Court

William Schabas

An introduction to the International Criminal Court

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International Criminal Court,
  • International criminal courts

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 489-528) and index.

    StatementWilliam A. Schabas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKZ6310 .S33 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 548 p. ;
    Number of Pages548
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23155241M
    ISBN 109780521881258
    LC Control Number2008271141

    In the operation of the Tribunal was expanded in Resolution Victims in the international criminal process; Finally the General Assembly convened a conference in Rome in Junewith the aim of finalizing the treaty to serve as the Court's statute. So far, the Tribunal has finished 50 trials and convicted 29 accused persons. State cooperation with the international courts and tribunals;

    Proceedings against 22 have been completed: two are serving sentences, four have finished their sentences, two have been acquitted, six have had the charges against them dismissed, two have had the charges against them withdrawn, one has had his case declared inadmissible, and four have died before trial. Jean Kambandainterim Prime Minister, pleaded guilty. The draft statute was examined that year by the General Assembly, which encouraged the Commission to complete its work. One of the founders of the Red Cross movement, which grew up in Geneva in the s, urged a draft statute for an international criminal court.

    At the Paris Peace Conference, the Allies debated the wisdom of such trials as well as their legal basis. At Nuremberg, Nazi war criminals were charged with what the prosecutor called 'genocide', but the term did not appear in the substantive provisions of the Statute, and the Tribunal convicted them of 'crimes against humanity' for the atrocities committed against the Jewish people of Europe. When the town was retaken, von Hagenbach was charged with war crimes, convicted and beheaded. The future of international criminal law; Index. The crux of our concept is the exercise of prescriptive and adjudicative criminal jurisdictions over a situation without being based on the nationality and territoriality principle.


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