International Crimes

  title={International Crimes},
  author={Carrie Booth Walling},
  journal={A Critical Introduction to International Criminal Law},
  • Carrie Booth Walling
  • Published 6 December 2018
  • Law
  • A Critical Introduction to International Criminal Law
These crimes have been defined over time in a range of international conventions and agreements, beginning with the first Hague Conventions at the end of the 19th century, which established rules for military conduct during wartime. These agreements extended criminal responsibility not just to the direct perpetrators of a particular crime, but also to those who commanded, planned or allowed the crimes to take place. 
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