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An Introduction to the International Criminal Court
The International Criminal Court has ushered in a new era in the protection of human rights. Protecting against genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, the Court acts when national justiceExpand
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The UN International Criminal Tribunals: The Former Yugoslavia, Rwanda and Sierra Leone
This book is a guide to the law that applies in the three international criminal tribunals, for the former Yugoslavia, Rwanda and Sierra Leone, set up by the UN during the period 1993 to 2002 to dealExpand
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Genocide in International Law: The Crimes of Crimes
The 1948 Genocide Convention has become a vital legal tool in the international campaign against impunity. Its provisions, including its enigmatic definition of the crime and its pledge both toExpand
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Should active recruitment of health workers from sub-Saharan Africa be viewed as a crime?
Shortages of health-care staff are endemic in sub-Saharan Africa (table). Overall, there is one physician for every 8000 people in the region. In the worst affected countries, such as Malawi, theExpand
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Genocide trials and gacaca courts
After many decades of impunity, Rwanda has embarked upon a course of transitional justice committed to prosecuting all who are suspected of involvement in the 1994 genocide. The first phase, whichExpand
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Amnesty, the Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the Special Court for Sierra Leone
...It was characterized by a stunning indifference of combat-ants on all sides to the laws and customs of war, the laws of humanity, and the dictates of the public conscience. ... TheExpand
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Reservations to the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Forty-seven states parties to the Convention on the Rights of the Child have accompanied their ratification of the instrument with reservations or interpretative declarations intended to limit theExpand
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The International Criminal Court: A Commentary on the Rome Statute
The International Criminal Court has been operational since mid-2003, following the entry into force of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court on 1 July 2002. The Rome Statute is amongExpand
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Elements of Crimes
* Explanatory note: The structure of the elements of the crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes follows the structure of the corresponding provisions of articles 6, 7 and 8 of theExpand
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Prosecutorial Discretion v. Judicial Activism at the International Criminal Court
The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has exercised broad prosecutorial discretion in the selection of situations and cases to be heard by the Court. It is difficult to explain theExpand
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