Bookcover of Laws of war on International Justice and Peace
Booktitle:

Laws of war on International Justice and Peace

The laws of war on justice and peace

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2014-11-05 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-659-61405-7

ISBN-10:
365961405X
EAN:
9783659614057
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
The law in this area developed from the middle of the nineteenth century. In 1977, two additional protocols to the 1949 conventions were adopted. These built up and developed the earlier conventions. However,Common article three rooted humanitarian consideration in international law. The four Geneva conventions of 1949, state the principles of international law as they had by then emerged, in relation to the treatment of sick and wounded combatants, on land (i) And at sea (ii), prisoners of war (iii) and civilians (iv). It specifically prohibits murder, torture, hostage-taking, outrages up on persons dignity and extra-judicial and covers any military, police or guerilla action which has the deliberate result of killing or maiming civilians or prisoners. The international criminal tribunal for Rwanda and the Special Court for Sierra Leone were established to prosecute persons responsible for genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and the violations of the laws and customs of warfare. The success stories of these two international instruments had established international jurisprudence, and had contributed immensely to precluding impunity and augmenting international peace.
Publishing house:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Website:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
By (author) :
Edward Lansana
Number of pages:
92
Published at:
2014-11-05
Stock:
Available
Category:
Law,other
Price:
54.90 €
Keywords:
Genocide, jurisdiction, jus cogens, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, international criminals court, Armed Forces Revolutionary Council, Civil Defense Forces, Revolutionary United Front, Interahamwe, Impuszamu Gambit, Ratione Temporis, Special Court for Sierra Leone, war crimes; crimes against humanity, laws and custom of war, Prosecution and Conviction, Prima facie

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