Volume I, s.3 Jurisdiction, 11 Jurisdiction Ratione Materiae, Ch.11.2 Crimes against Humanity
Edited By: Professor Antonio Cassese, Professor Paola Gaeta, Mr John R.W.D. Jones
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...