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War crimes and crimes against humanity in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, Christine Byron

Summary
This book provides a critical analysis of the definitions of war crimes and crimes against humanity as construed in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.Each crime is discussed from its origins in treaty or customary international law, through developments as a result of the jurisprudence of modern ad hoc or internationalised tribunals, to modifications introduced by the Rome Statute and the Elements of Crimes. The influence of human rights law upon the definition of crimes is discussed, as is the possible impact of State reservations to the underlying treaties which form the b
Table Of Contents
Introduction -- War crimes (I) : grave breaches -- War crimes (II) : other offences in international armed conflicts -- War crimes (III) : non-international armed conflicts -- Crimes against humanity -- Conclusion
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (304 pages), digital, PDF file(s).
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781781701942

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