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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

Criminal Responsibility, Modes of

Kai Ambos

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 23 April 2019

Subject(s):
Individual criminal responsibility — Joint criminal enterprise — Incitement — Aiding and abetting

Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.

1 Given the fragmentation in international criminal law , in terms of the high number of different courts ( International Criminal Court [ICC] ; International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda [ICTR] ; International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia [ICTY] ); Mixed Criminal Tribunals [Sierra Leone, East Timor, Kosovo, Cambodia] ) and codifications (see also more generally Fragmentation of International Law ), it is not surprising that there is no uniform approach with respect to the modes of criminal responsibility. Broadly speaking, we can distinguish two...
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