ASP 2017: Day Nine Summary – Marathon diplomatic negotiation criminalizes aggressive war at ICC
Assembly of States Parties 2017
Marathon diplomatic negotiation criminalizes aggressive war at ICC
Summary Day Nine Assembly of States Parties 2017
In the very early hours of 15 December, 123 states reached consensus on bringing justice one step closer for victims of aggressive wars.
For the first time since the post-WWII trials in Nuremburg and Tokyo, an international court may be able to hold leaders individually criminally responsible for the crime of aggression, at times referred to as the ‘Crime against Peace’.
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