Judging War Criminals: The Politics Of International Justice by Y. Beigbeder

Judging War Criminals: The Politics Of International Justice

byY. Beigbeder

Hardcover | March 14, 1999

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Following a review of international humanitarian and criminal law and a description of many unpunished massacres or genocides, this book opens up perspectives of remedy through national justice, truth and reconciliation commissions, and mainly international criminal justice. In June 1998, diplomats from all United Nations' countries met in Rome to draft the Statute of a permanent International Criminal Court, a daring innovation. Based on the precedents of the Nuremberg and Tokyo Tribunals and the War Crimes Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, the new Court will judge individuals, not states, for grave violations of international humanitarian law.

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Yves Beigbeder is Adjunct Professor at Webster University, Geneva, Switzerland.
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Title:Judging War Criminals: The Politics Of International JusticeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:250 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:March 14, 1999Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UK

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ISBN - 10:0312216491

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Table of Contents

Preface * Humanitarian Law: From Normative Thrust to Criminal Enforcement * The Nuremberg Precedent * The Tokyo Trial * The Hidden, Denied and Unpunished Mass Crimes * Truth and Reconciliation * Impunity, National Justice and Foreign Courts * International Peoples' Tribunals * The International Tribunal for Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia * The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda * The Slow Birth of an International Criminal Court * International Justice and Politics * Index

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“General readers, upper-division undergraduates, faculty, and practitioners will find this volume useful and valuable.” —Choice

“It successfully strikes a delicate balance between being overly technical or legalistic and remaining interesting and relatively easy to read.” —The Law and Politics Book Review