The United Nations recently urged the International Criminal Court to bring forth charges ISIS for alleged war crimes. So, what Is a war crime? And how are they prosecuted?
“At the heart of the concept of war crimes is the idea that individuals can be held criminally responsible for the actions of a country or its soldiers.”
“Held for the purpose of bringing Nazi war criminals to justice, the Nuremberg trials were a series of 13 trials carried out in Nuremberg, Germany, between 1945 and 1949.”
What is a war crime?
“The trial of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic at The Hague throws a renewed spotlight on the prosecution of war crimes.”
UN Documentation: International Law
“There are a wide variety of international courts and tribunals that have varying degrees of relation to the UN.”
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