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Chapeau Elements of Crimes against Humanity

Guénaél Mettraux

in International Crimes and the Ad Hoc Tribunals

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207541
eISBN:
9780191709203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207541.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

What distinguishes a crime against humanity from an ordinary crime (or from other international crimes) is the requirement that it must have been committed in the context of a widespread or ... More


The Enigma of the Middle Way: Grotius and the Grotian Tradition on War

Karma Nabulsi

in Traditions of War: Occupation, Resistance and The Law

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294078
eISBN:
9780191599972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294077.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the second of three chapters on the three traditions of war, and introduces the Groatian tradition, which is viewed as the most dominant and powerful of the traditions presented, and had as ... More


Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

Guénaél Mettraux

in International Crimes and the Ad Hoc Tribunals

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207541
eISBN:
9780191709203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207541.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Genocide is often viewed as the ultimate crime against humanity, but they are in fact legally distinct. First, crimes against humanity and genocide have a different mens rea. Second, the range of ... More


War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity

Guénaél Mettraux

in International Crimes and the Ad Hoc Tribunals

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207541
eISBN:
9780191709203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207541.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Four elements distinguish war crimes from crimes against humanity. War crimes may only be committed during an armed conflict, whereas crimes against humanity can be committed both in times of war and ... More


Halakha and Morality in Religious Zionism after the Six-Day War

Ehud Luz

in Wrestling with an Angel: Power, Morality, and Jewish Identity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092936
eISBN:
9780300129298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092936.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the change in halakha and morality in Zionism after the Six-Day War. It suggests that the most conspicuous change in the moral outlook of religious Zionism after the Six-Day War ... More


Multiculturalism

Amos N. Guiora

in Tolerating Intolerance: The Price of Protecting Extremism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199331826
eISBN:
9780199347254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331826.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The essence of multiculturalism is the acceptance and accommodation of practices and conduct that violate laws of the host country. This chapter asks whether an embrace of all aspects of all cultures ... More


Crimes contre l’humanité

Robert Kolb

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2014: Volume I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190270513
eISBN:
9780190271909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270513.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents the salient traits of the crimes against humanity and genocide, and deepens some more controversial issues, such as the definition of the civilian population. It focuses on the ... More


General Gotovina: A Controversial Acquittal

Theodor Meron

in Standing Up for Justice: The Challenges of Trying Atrocity Crimes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198863434
eISBN:
9780191895852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863434.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes the controversial acquittal of General Ante Gotovina. The events giving rise to this case occurred between July and September 1995. During that time, Croatia initiated a ... More


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