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Can sovereigns be brought to justice? The crime of genocide's evolution and the meaning of the Milosevic trial
This paper tracks the evolution of genocide from an accepted wartime practice in antiquity to an international crime today and the concommitant effort to hold sovereigns accountable for commission of genocide. The trial ...
Stay Saddam's death sentence
Tricky nature of proving genocide against Saddam Hussein before the Iraqi Special Tribunal
The trial of Saddam Hussein on charges of genocide for gassing thousands of Iraqi Kurds in Halabja and elsewhere during the Anfal campaigns and against the Marsh Arabs in southern Iraq will be difficult. Prosecutors must ...