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Crimes against humanity the struggle for global justice by Geoffrey Robertson

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


  • Crimes against humanity.,
  • Human rights.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGeoffrey Robertson.
LC ClassificationsK5301 .R63 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 553 p. ;
Number of Pages553
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20644961M
ISBN 100140250298

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This is a superbly interesting book about a man who is at the heart of the closing of Belchertown State School in Belchertown, MA. Ricci's CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY is an essential read for anyone with a relative, friend, or client who suffers from mental retardation.5/5(4). Crimes Against Humanity plays it heavy on taking responsibility and the inappropriateness of forgiveness for such crimes; but it also comes down hard on slavery. Which makes the novel feel more contemporary in sensibilities and not a novel that should have seen print 20 years ago/5. This book traces the evolution of crimes against humanity (CAH) and their application from the end of World War I to the present day, in terms of both historic legal analysis and subject-matter content. The first part of the book addresses general issues pertaining to the categorization of CAH in normative jurisprudential and doctrinal terms. Crimes against humanity were one of the three categories of crimes elaborated in the Nuremberg Charter. However, unlike genocide and war crimes, they were never set out in a comprehensive international convention. This book represents an effort to complete the Nuremberg legacy by filling this gap.