Human Rights and International Criminal Law
Forthcoming, this material will be published in "The Cambridge Companion to International Criminal Law" edited by William Schabas, and has been reproduced by permission of Cambridge University Press.
20 Pages Posted: 22 Apr 2015 Last revised: 14 Sep 2015
Date Written: April 20, 2015
Although one might see international criminal law as a natural progression of human rights law, this chapter points to the tensions between the two branches and warns against conflating human rights with atrocity crimes.
Keywords: human rights, international criminal law, crimes against humanity, war crimes, universal jurisdiction,
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