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Part B Crimes, 10 Emerging Transnational Crimes

From: An Introduction to Transnational Criminal Law

Neil Boister

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From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 24 February 2024

International crimes — Armed conflict, international — Weapons
New transnational crimes evolve continually. This chapter briefly examines a selection of emerging transnational crimes: firearms trafficking, trafficking in cultural objects and art, cybercrime, environmental crimes, and a miscellany of new crimes. Some of these offences are already fairly well established; others are at an earlier stage of development. Attention has been drawn to the smuggling of firearms in the post Cold War period through the identification of former Soviet-bloc small arms trafficked into developing states as a major exacerbating factor in...
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