Human Rights and International Criminal Law
The Cambridge Companion to International Criminal Law, edited by William Schabas, and has been reproduced by permission of Cambridge University Press.
23 Pages Posted: 22 Apr 2015 Last revised: 10 Mar 2018
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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