Criminal Law and Procedure
Genocide and International Law
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A. Legal Instruments
Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, Paris, 9 December 1948, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 78, p. 277.
Peace Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Rwanda and the Rwandese Patriotic Front, Arusha, 3 August 1993.Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, Rome, 17 July 1998, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2187, p. 3.
International Court of Justice, Reservations to the Convention on Genocide, Advisory Opinion, I.C.J. Reports 1951, p. 15.
International Tribunal for Rwanda, Prosecutor v. Akayesu, Judgment of 1 June 2001, Appeals Chamber, ICTR-96-4.
International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Prosecutor v. Goran Jelisic, Judgment of 5 July 2001, Trial Chamber, IT-95-10-A.
International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Prosecutor v. Radislav Krstić, Judgment of 19 April 2004, Trial Chamber, IT-98-33-A.
International Court of Justice, Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Serbia and Montenegro), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2007, p. 43.
International Tribunal for Rwanda, Ferdinand Nahimana, Jean-Bosco Barayagwiza, Hassan Ngeze v. The Prosecutor, Judgment of 18 November 2007, Appeals Chamber, ICTR-99-52-A.National
District Court of Jerusalem, The State of Israel v. Adolf Eichmann, Case No. 40/61, 11 December 1961.Supreme Court of Israel, Adolf Eichmann v. The Attorney General, Criminal Appeal 336/61, 29 May 1962.
General Assembly resolution 260 (III) of 9 December 1948 (Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide).
Report of the International Commission of Inquiry on Darfur to the United Nations Secretary-General, Pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1564 of 18 September 2004, Geneva, 25 January 2005.General Assembly resolution 60/1 of 16 September 2005 (2005 World Summit Outcome), in particular paragraphs 138-139 on the responsibility to protect.