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Antonio Cassese

From: The Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice

Edited By: Antonio Cassese (Editor-in-Chief)

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 30 March 2023

(StS 3/48) Germany, Cologne, Supreme Court for the British Zone, 20 May 1948. Only in German; Entscheidungen, Vol. 1, 11–19. P., a member of the NSDAP and the SA, felt provoked by the victim L. who was whistling the ‘Internationale’ on 1 May 1933. After having tried to get access to L.’s apartment, P. later returned with the police and entered the house. He attacked L., punching him in the face and kicking him to the ground. The police stopped P., arrested L. and held the victim in custody for several days. The Supreme Court allowed P.s’ appeal and reversed his...
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