Beyond Victor's Justice? The Challenge of Prosecuting the Winners at the International Criminal Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda

@article{Peskin2005BeyondVJ,
  title={Beyond Victor's Justice? The Challenge of Prosecuting the Winners at the International Criminal Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda},
  author={Victor Peskin},
  journal={Journal of Human Rights},
  year={2005},
  volume={4},
  pages={213 - 231}
}
Abstract For human rights advocates, the notion of “victor's justice” has become increasingly distasteful in the decades since Nuremberg. At first glance, the victor's justice problem that plagued the Nuremberg and Tokyo tribunals appears to have been transcended by the International Criminal Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Rwanda (ICTR) given their mandate to prosecute all serious violations of international humanitarian law. But the tribunals' lack of police powers give states… Expand
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