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War crimes and human rights

William Schabas

War crimes and human rights

essays on the death penalty, justice, and accountability

by William Schabas

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Published by Cameron May in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crimes against humanity.,
  • International criminal courts.,
  • Human rights.,
  • Capital punishment.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementWilliam A. Schabas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK5301 .S33 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1158 p. ;
    Number of Pages1158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22845936M
    ISBN 101905017634
    ISBN 109781905017638
    LC Control Number2008426366

      Of course, clarity isn’t necessarily justice either—the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal may have convicted Tony Blair and George W. Bush for war crimes.   Rights group suspects Russia, Syria war crimes in Idlib A leading human rights group says a yearlong military campaign by Syrian and Russian forces that repeatedly attacked civilian targets in .

      A group of human rights organisations have filed a complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC), accusing BAE Systems and other arms manufacturers based in .   Julian Assange is accused of publishing information about war crimes, about human rights abuses and about abuses of power, that have been tremendously important, not just for the public’s right to know, but also have made a real difference in advocacy around those issues. People were able to go and get justice for victims of rendition, or.

    2 days ago  The U.N. human rights chief said on Monday artillery strikes in the disputed enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh could amount to war crimes and she urged Armenia and Azerbaijan to .   U.S. Airstrikes In Somalia May Amount To War Crimes, Says Rights Group A new report by Amnesty International alleges that the U.S. killed at .


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