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War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court$
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Christine Byron

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780719073892

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719073892.001.0001

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War crimes (III): non-international armed conflicts

War crimes (III): non-international armed conflicts

(p.170) 4 War crimes (III): non-international armed conflicts
War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Christine Byron

Manchester University Press

This chapter begins with a background to non-international armed conflicts and a brief discussion of the threshold for the application of Article 8(2)(c) and (e). It then covers the origins and development of Article 8(2)(c)(i) Violence to life and person; Article 8(2)(c)(iv) Sentencing or execution without due process; Article 8(2)(e)(ii) Attacking objects or persons using the distinctive emblems of the Geneva Conventions; Article 8(2)(e)(vii) Using, conscripting or enlisting children; Article 8(2)(e)(viii) Displacing civilians; Article 8(2)(e)(ix) Killing or wounding treacherously a combatant adversary; Article 8(2)(e)(xii) Destroying or seizing the enemy's property; and Article 8(3).

Keywords:   armed conflict, Rome Statute, Article 8, war crimes, violence, Geneva Conventions

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