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Part V Accountability of States for Genocide, 16 State Responsibility for Genocide under the Genocide Convention

Anja Seibert-Fohr

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: 03 March 2024

Responsibility of states — Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment
Individual criminal responsibility for the crime of genocide has attracted a lot of attention particularly since the establishment of the International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda (ICTR) and the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), as well as of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The acceleration of international criminal law with its focus on the individual perpetrator temporarily averted from the question of whether and to what extent states are responsible for violations of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (hereinafter...
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