Problems underlying definition in Convention, mental element of crime and its application by International Tribunals, determination of membership of protected groups, and recognition of ethnic cleansing and sexual violence as genocide.Read more . . .
ICTR Judge Arbour suggested that the ICTR’s mandate only extended to events within the genocide, which in her view began ‘after’ the shooting down of President Habyarimana’s plane, an event that triggered the atrocities. Personnel of the ICTR were accordingly forbidden to investigate that plane crash.Read more . . .
“The Tribunal is satisfied, beyond reasonable doubt, that the first defendant, (General) Amos Yaron, is guilty of crimes against humanity and genocide, and the second defendant, the State of Israel, is guilty of genocide.”Read more . . .
How the U.S. Intentionally Destroyed Iraq’s Water Supply by Thomas J. Nagy* Over the last two years, I’ve discovered documents of the Defense Intelligence Agency proving beyond a doubt that, contrary to the Geneva Convention, the U.S. government intentionally used … Read more . . .
File: 950901_511rept_91.txt Page: 91 Total Pages: 1 IRAQ WATER TREATMMENT VULNERABILITIES (U) Filename:511rept.91 DTG: 221900Z JAN 91 FM: DIA WASHINGTON DC VIA: NMIST NET TO: CENTCOM INFO: CENTAF UK STRIKE COMMAND MARCENT 18 ABC NAVCENT SOCCENT 7TH CORPS ANKARA SUBJECT: … Read more . . .
United States’ Foreseeability, Awareness and Knowledge of the Consequences of the Sanctions Against Iraq Elias Davidsson 2004 Introduction In order to determine to which extent individual leaders who imposed and maintained economic sanctions against Iraq can be held responsible for the … Read more . . .
State policy as an element of international crimes Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Spring, 2008 by William A. Schabas I. INTRODUCTION “Crimes against international law are committed by men, not by abstract entities, and only by punishing individuals who … Read more . . .
JURIST Commentary, December 23, 2008: http://jurist.law.pitt.edu/forumy/2008/12/rwanda-no-conspiracy-no-genocide.php Rwanda: No Conspiracy, No Genocide Planning … No Genocide? JURIST Guest Columnist Peter Erlinder <http://www.wmitchell.edu/academics/faculty/erlinder.asp>of William Mitchell College of Law and a Lead Defense Counsel at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), says … Read more . . .
U.N. Court Issues Ruling on Bosnia Genocide By GRAHAM BOWLEY Published: February 26, 2007 http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/26/world/europe/26cnd-hague.html?hp The International Court of Justice ruled today that Serbia had failed to prevent the 1995 massacre at Srebrenica during the Bosnian war, but cleared the … Read more . . .