The present chapter deals with the investigation phase in international criminal proceedings. It concentrates on two of the most important aspects in criminal procedure preceding the actual trial, namely the collection of evidence and the arrest and detention of suspects. The chapter commences with a preliminary section on the delineation and scope of the investigation phase (section 2). This is followed by separate sections on the collection of evidence, by means of both non-coercive (section 3.1) and non-custodial coercive measures (section 3.2), and on...
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