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Part A Major Problems of International Criminal Justice, I How to Face International Crimes, Collective Violence and International Crimes

Adolfo Ceretti

From: The Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice

Edited By: Antonio Cassese (Editor-in-Chief)

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 28 November 2020

Over the last two decades, jurists, historians, and social scientists have been investigating the issue of collective violence with unprecedented sensitivity. This is largely influenced, in my opinion, by a number of historical events: ethnic cleansing in Bosnia; the Rwandan genocide; and the widespread atrocities in many African countries, particularly in Sudan (Darfur). Conversely, the setting up of the ad hoc International Criminal Tribunals and the Truth and Reconciliation Commissions in South Africa (TRCs) have undoubtedly opened up new possibilities for...
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