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Part IV The Repression of the Crime of Genocide, 13 The Extradition of GÉnocidaires

Robert Roth

From: The UN Genocide Convention: A Commentary

Edited By: Paola Gaeta

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 20 April 2024

Extradition and mutual assistance — Aut dedere aut judicare
The aim of Article VII of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (hereinafter the ‘Genocide Convention’ or ‘the Convention’) is to ensure that the universal condemnation of genocide and the ‘liberation of mankind from such an odious scourge’ will be made possible by international cooperation, to which a ‘universal character’ should also be recognized.1 When they were first confronted with the Genocide Convention, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) judges put the substantive content of the Convention and its objective of...
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