Applying the Death Penalty to Crimes of Genocide

  title={Applying the Death Penalty to Crimes of Genocide},
  author={Jens David Ohlin},
  journal={American Journal of International Law},
  pages={747 - 777}
  • J. Ohlin
  • Published 1 October 2005
  • Political Science, Law
  • American Journal of International Law
After the Rwandan genocide of 1994, the United Nations Security Council moved quickly to establish an international tribunal to indict the architects of the slaughter. Whether motivated by a sincere desire for international justice or a self-serving desire to assuage international guilt for the lack of significant military intervention, one thing is clear: the Security Council began a program that, when coupled with its establishment of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former… 

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