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Prosecuting War Crimes and Genocide The Twentieth Century Experience

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Nish and ultimately deter such atrocities particularly since World War II since which there have been fourteen cases of genocide He shows how international military tribunals in Nuremberg and Tokyo set important precedents for international criminal justice tells what the international community learned from its failure to stop Pol Pot in Cambodia and describes the ad hoc tribunals convened to address genocide in the Balkans and Rwanda He then focuses on the establishment of the International Criminal Court with the Treaty of Rome in 1998 and assesses its probable futureThe book also analyzes the reluctance of the United States to sanction the ICC tracing longstanding US reluctance to grant.

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The ethnic cleansing that has gripped the Balkans for much of this decade is but another chapter in the long history of man's inhumanity to man Hopeful but unflinching in the face of such realities Howard Ball's book focuses on international efforts to punish perpetrators of genocide and other war crimes Combining history politics and critical analysis he revisits the killing fields of Cambodia documents the three month Hutu machete genocide of about 800000 Tutsi villagers in Rwanda and casts recent headlines from Kosovo in the light of these other conflictsBeginning with the 1899 Geneva Accords and the Armenian genocide of World War I Ball traces efforts to create an institution to judge pu.

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Criminal justice jurisdiction to an international prosecutor Ball examines uestions of national sovereignty versus international law and reminds us that although most Americans consider such horrors to be problems of other countries these are in fact countries in which many of our own citizens have their rootsWith its uniue focus on the ICC Prosecuting War Crimes and Genocide is a work of both synthesis and advocacy that combines history and current events to make us aware of the racist fervor with which these brutalities are carried out alert to the euphemisms in which they are cloaked It forces us to ask not only whether the killing will stop but whether humanity can prevent future genocid.

  • Hardcover
  • 304
  • Prosecuting War Crimes and Genocide The Twentieth Century Experience
  • Howard Ball
  • English
  • 10 June 2017
  • 9780700609772