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Volume I, s.3 Jurisdiction, 11 Jurisdiction Ratione Materiae, Ch.11.2 Crimes against Humanity

Antonio Cassese

From: The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Edited By: Professor Antonio Cassese, Professor Paola Gaeta, Mr John R.W.D. Jones

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 27 October 2020

The international prohibition of crimes against humanity was proclaimed for the first time in the Charter of the International Military Tribunal of Nuremberg, annexed to the London Agreement of 8 August 1945. Article 6(c) of the Charter, as amended by the Protocol of 6 October 1945, provided as follows. [The following acts, or any of them, are crimes coming within the jurisdiction of the Tribunal for which there shall be individual responsibility:]CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY: namely, murder, extermination, enslavement, deportation, and other inhumane acts committed...
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