Perpetrators and Co-Perpetrators of Genocide - Art. 3(a) of the Genocide Convention

THE UNITED NATIONS GENOCIDE CONVENTION: A COMMENTARY, pp. 139-161, Paola Gaeta, ed., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009

25 Pages Posted: 5 Jan 2009 Last revised: 5 Mar 2014

Alexander Zahar

Research Institute of Environmental Law - Wuhan University

Date Written: January 4, 2009

Abstract

This chapter critically examines the international case law that has as its historical foundation Article 3(a) of the Genocide Convention, namely principal criminal responsibility for the commission of genocide.

Keywords: genocide, commission of genocide, international criminal law, international criminal justice, ICTY, ICTR

Suggested Citation

Zahar, Alexander, Perpetrators and Co-Perpetrators of Genocide - Art. 3(a) of the Genocide Convention (January 4, 2009). THE UNITED NATIONS GENOCIDE CONVENTION: A COMMENTARY, pp. 139-161, Paola Gaeta, ed., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1323147

Alexander Zahar (Contact Author)

Research Institute of Environmental Law - Wuhan University ( email )

Wuhan, Hubei Province
China

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