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‘UNIMAGINABLE ATROCITIES’: IDENTIFYING INTERNATIONAL CRIMES

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/9780199653072.003.0002
‘UNIMAGINABLE ATROCITIES’: IDENTIFYING INTERNATIONAL CRIMES

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This chapter explores the general concept of international crimes. It discusses the discipline of international criminal law, piracy as the first international crime, a new generation of international crimes, international crimes and customary law, human rights law, and state prosecution of crime.

Keywords: international law; international crimes; piracy; customary law; state prosecution

Chapter.  9342 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

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