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International Prosecution of Human Rights Crimes

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International humanitarian law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Criminal Law - General,
  • Law,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • International,
  • Crimes Against Humanity,
  • International Criminal Court,
  • International Criminal Law,
  • Law / International,
  • Universal Jurisdiction,
  • War Crimes

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWolfgang Kaleck (Editor), Michael Ratner (Editor), Tobias Singelnstein (Editor), Peter Weiss (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9056702M
    ISBN 103540366482
    ISBN 109783540366485

      Human Rights Watch found that the Iraqi government and KRG have no national strategy to prioritize prosecutions of those responsible for . This new book is partly based on an earlier book, Criminal Justice, Police Powers and Human Rights (Blackstone's, , life sales ), which was published immediately after the Human Rights Act came into force. The subsequent developments in the criminal justice/human rights field have been so numerous, that a new dedicated text on the subject is required as opposed to just a new edition of.

    The investigation and prosecution of international crimes—including genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes—is a fundamental component of transitional justice. It has roots in international legal obligations that can be traced back to the Nuremberg trials, and continue with the International Criminal Tribunals for the former. Human Rights after Hitler reveals thousands of forgotten US and Allied war crimes prosecutions against Hitler and other Axis war criminals based on a popular movement for justice that stretched from Poland to the Pacific. These cases provide a great foundation for twenty-first-century human rights and accompany the achievements of the Nuremberg trials and postwar conventions.

    The book espouses a human rights law-oriented critique to the enforcement of domestic, regional and international criminal justice and is aimed at legal practitioners (prosecutors, defence lawyers, magistrates and judges), jurists, criminal justice experts, penologists, legal researchers, human rights activists and law opher. From Human Rights to International Criminal Law / Des droits de l'homme au droit international pénal Studies in Honour of an African Jurist, the Late Judge Laïty Kama / Etudes en l'honneur d’un juriste africain, feu le juge Laïty Kama.


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"The volume is a collection of essays that investigate current developments in the prosecution of human rights crimes on the national and international levels. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above." (E. Webking, CHOICE, Vol.

45 (2), )Cited by:   1 In his separate opinion in the Nuclear Weapons case, Judge Mohammed Bed- oui, then the President of the International Court of Justice, called nuclear we- ons “the absolute evil.

” There are a few other things which merit being called - solutely evil. They are the predicates of the International Criminal Court and of various domestic laws patterned on the Rome Statute: war crimes, crimes.

International Prosecution of Human Rights Crimes. Wolfgang Kaleck and Others solutely evil. They are the predicates of the International Criminal Court and of various domestic laws patterned on the Rome Statute: war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, and aggression.

” This book is the outcome of that conference. It is intended. "The volume is a collection of essays that investigate current developments in the prosecution of human rights crimes on the national and international levels.

Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above.". International Prosecution of Human Rights Crimes by Wolfgang Kaleck,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. It is intended for a wide variety of readers: academics, all kinds of jurists, as well as human rights activists, who sometimes know more about the applicable law than the legal experts.

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The book examines the tension between these two phenomena and its meaning for international criminal law and the implementation of human rights. The contributors include Kai Ambos, Jorg Arnold, Christopher Keith Hall, Scott Horton, Florian Jessberger, Lorna McGregor, Michael Ratner, Nigel S.

Rodley and Naomi cturer: Springer. Criminal punishment is increasingly regarded as a necessary element of human rights protection. There is a growing conviction at the international level that those responsible for the most serious crimes should not go unpunished.

Though there is a wealth of legal writing on international criminal law, the question why and to what extent criminal prosecution is a necessary means of human rights. The book espouses a human rights law-oriented critique to the enforcement of domestic, regional and international criminal justice and is aimed at legal practitioners (prosecutors, defence lawyers, magistrates and judges), jurists, criminal justice experts, penologists, legal researchers, human rights activists and law students.

Protection of Human Rights by Means of Criminal Law: On the Relationship between Criminal Law and Politics.- Global Constitutional Struggles: Human Rights between colère publique and colère politique.- The Future of Universal Jurisdiction.- On the Aims and Actual Consequences of International Prosecution of Human Rights Crimes.-Pages: VI Human Rights—Harbingers of an Individualistic Society.

VII Provisional Summary and Outlook; 2 History of Human Rights. I Human Rights and the Rise of the State in Europe; II International Protection of Human Rights: A Latecomer in History; III From the Sixteenth Century to A Protection of human beings by denial of human rights.

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This volume explores current developments in the prosecution of human rights crimes on. Fundamental Questions.- Protection of Human Rights by Means of Criminal Law: On the Relationship between Criminal Law and Politics.- Global Constitutional Struggles: Human Rights between colere publique and colere politique.- The Future of Universal Jurisdiction.- On the Aims and Actual Consequences of International Prosecution of Human Rights.

This chapter elaborates on the role prosecution plays for the protection of human rights under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. It analyses the standards of this universal instrument for the conduct of criminal proceedings against human rights offenders, and explains how the UN Human Rights Committee has developed its doctrine on whether and why there is a treaty.

The book espouses a human rights law-oriented critique to the enforcement of domestic, regional and international criminal justice and is aimed at legal practitioners (prosecutors, defence lawyers, magistrates and judges), criminal justice experts, penologists, legal researchers, human rights activists and law students.

The Genocide Convention has become a vital legal tool in the international campaign against impunity. Its provisions, including its enigmatic definition of the crime and its pledge both to punish and prevent the 'crime of crimes', have now been interpreted in important judgments by the International Court of Justice, the ad hoc Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda and.

Scholarship on the international prosecution of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity has typically focused on two types of international courts, the criminal tribunals and the hybrid.

"Prosecuting international crimes in Africa contributes to the understanding of international criminal justice in Africa. The books argues for the rule of law, respect for human rights and the eradication of a culture of impunity in Africa.

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