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Crimes against humanity

Christine Byron

in War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print October 2009 | ISBN: 9780719073892
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781701942 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719073892.003.0005
Crimes against humanity

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This chapter begins with a brief background to crimes against humanity. It then discusses Article 7(1) covering the origins and development Article 7(1)(a) Murder; Article 7(1)(b) Extermination; Article 7(1)(c) Enslavement; Article 7(1)(d) Deportation or forcible transfer; Article 7(1)(e) Imprisonment or other severe deprivation of physical liberty; Article 7(1)(f) Torture; Article 7(1)(g) Rape, sexual slavery, enforced prostitution, forced pregnancy, enforced sterilisation, or sexual violence; Article 7(1)(h) Persecution; Article 7(1)(i) Enforced disappearance of persons; Article 7(1)(j) Apartheid; and Article 7(1)(k) Other inhumane acts.

Keywords: Rome Statute; crimes against humanity; Article 7; offences

Chapter.  29755 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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