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Human Rights in International Criminal Proceedings
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Human Rights in International Criminal Proceedings

Salvatore Zappalà

Abstract

This book takes a procedural approach to human rights guarantees in international criminal proceedings and covers both the systems of the ad hoc Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda and the International Criminal Court. It analyzes the rights conferred on individuals involved in international criminal trials from the commencement of investigations to the sentencing stage, as well as the procedural rights of victims and witnesses. The study focuses on problems which have emerged in three main areas: (i) length of proceedings; (ii) absence of specific sanctions and other remedies for v ... More

Keywords: human rights guarantees, international criminal proceedings, ad hoc Tribunals, former Yugoslavia, Rwanda, International Criminal Court, sanctions, procedural rules, unlawful arrest

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780199258918
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258918.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Salvatore Zappalà, author
Professor of international law at the University of Florence