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Victims' Rights and Advocacy at the International Criminal Court

T. Markus Funk

Abstract

Since World War II, there have been some 250 conflicts throughout the world, leaving between 70–170 million atrocity crime victims. Unlike diseases or natural disasters, the injuries and tragedies of war are largely self-inflicted. Created in response to such outrages, the International Criminal Court (ICC) stands as the first and only permanent juridical body prosecuting genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. This book introduces the most significant restorative feature of the ICC's procedure: direct victim participation in war crime trials. Under this new model, the ICC has given ... More

Keywords: crime victims, genocide, International Criminal Court, war crimes, crimes against humanity, ICC trial procedure, international law, juridical body

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199941469
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941469.001.0001

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T. Markus Funk, author
Perkins Coie, Denver, CO, Partner, USA

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