Keynote Address to the Memorial Commemorating the Genocide of Halabja, Iraqi Cultural Center, Washington DC

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Michael A. Newton

Vanderbilt University - Law School

Date Written: March 16, 2012

Abstract

This transcribed address was delivered by Professor Newton as the keynote comments at the Halabja Commemoration held at the Iraqi Cultural Center in Washington D.C. on March 16, 2012. The themes of this speech relate to the modern relevance of Halabja and its place within the larger scope of genocide committed against the Kurdish people.

Keywords: genocide, Halabja, terrorist, combatant, war, humanitarian law, crimes against humanity, ICC, organizational policy, Protocol I Additional, Geneva Convention, exceptionalism, treaty interpretation, chemical weapons, Anfal

Suggested Citation

Newton, Mike A., Keynote Address to the Memorial Commemorating the Genocide of Halabja, Iraqi Cultural Center, Washington DC (March 16, 2012). Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-13. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2034990 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2034990

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