Today’s Quest for International Criminal Justice - a Short Overview of the Present State Of Criminal Prosecution of International Crimes

INTERNATIONAL LAW AND ARMED CONFLICT, N. Quénivet and S. Shah-Davis, eds.,T.M.C.ASSER PRESS, © 2010

20 Pages Posted: 5 Sep 2011

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Sascha Dov Bachmann

Canberra Law School; NATO SHAPE; Swedish Defence University (FHS)

Date Written: March 4, 2010

Abstract

The subject of administering international criminal justice has again grasped our short lived attention when the decision of the prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague to prosecute the Sudanese state president Omar Bashir made the news. This piece attempts to provide a short overview of the possibilities of holding individuals criminally accountable for human rights atrocities before the different existing international criminal forums.

Keywords: INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW, ICC, BASHIR, NUREMBERG, ICTY, CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY, WAR CRIMES, NUREMBERG PRINCIPLES

Suggested Citation

Bachmann, Sascha-Dominik Oliver Vladimir, Today’s Quest for International Criminal Justice - a Short Overview of the Present State Of Criminal Prosecution of International Crimes (March 4, 2010). INTERNATIONAL LAW AND ARMED CONFLICT, N. Quénivet and S. Shah-Davis, eds.,T.M.C.ASSER PRESS, © 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1922128

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