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From the 1915 allied joint declaration to the 1920 Treaty of Sèvres : back to an international criminal law in progress

  title={From the 1915 allied joint declaration to the 1920 Treaty of S{\`e}vres : back to an international criminal law in progress},
  author={S{\'e}vane Garibian},
Soon after World War I, the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne burries the Armenian question. Nevertheless, the 1915 Allied Declaration, the 1919 Paris Peace Conference’s work and the 1920 Treaty of Sevres are key documents for a better understanding of the emergence of international criminal law. In particular, they constitute a legal basis for major innovations such us: the conceptualization of “crime against humanity”; the recognition of the principle of individual criminal responsibility of leaders… 
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Fabricating Fidelity: Nation-Building, International Law, and the Greek–Turkish Population Exchange

  • Umut Özsu
  • History
    Leiden Journal of International Law
  • 2011
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Ravished Armenia (1919): Bearing Witness in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

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Das hundertste Gedenkjahr des Volkermords an den ArmenierInnen ist auch das Jahr, in welchem das Urteil des Europaischen Gerichtshofs fur Menschenrechte (EGMR) vom 17. Dezember 2013 zum Fall Dogu



The Legal Status of Germany According to the Declaration of Berlin

  • H. Kelsen
  • Political Science, History
    American Journal of International Law
  • 1945
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The Historical and Legal Interconnections Between the Armenian Genocide and the Jewish Holocaust: From Impunity to Retributive Justice

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Crimes against humanity and international legality in legal theory after Nuremberg

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