Chapter

INTRODUCTION

William Schabas

in Unimaginable Atrocities

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199653072
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191739361 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653072.003.0001
INTRODUCTION

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This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to speak to some of the controversies that surround modern atrocity trials. It then considers the history of international prosecution and the specificity of international criminal tribunals. A brief overview of the subsequent chapters is also presented.

Keywords: atrocity trials; international prosecution; international criminal tribunals

Chapter.  9708 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

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