Crime against humanity refers to a category of crimes against international law which includes the most egregious violations of human dignity, especially those directed toward civilian populations.
international criminal law
"Joint criminal enterprise" ("JCE") is a mode of liability created by judges on the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) that allows the tribunal to bring charges against members of a group responsible for [[wex:war crime][war crimes]] or [[wex:crime against humanity][crimes against humanity]] even if there is no evidence that the particular individuals physically participated in the crimes (see ICTY Appeals Chamber, Milutinovic et
Command responsibility is a jurisprudential doctrine in international criminal law permitting the prosecution of military commanders for war crimes perpetrated by their subordinates. The first legal implementations of command responsibllity are found in the Hague Conventions IV and X (1907).
Cannibalism is the nonconsensual consumption of another human's body matter. In the United States, there are no laws against cannibalism per se, but the act of cannibalism would probably violate laws against murder and against desecration of corpses.
The following is a non-exhaustive list of crimes under international criminal law
- Official Website of the ICTR, including a list and status of all completed and outstanding cases (http://www.ictr.org/);
International criminal tribunals are temporary (ad hoc) or permanent courts convened for the purpose of deciding cases arising under international criminal law. Examples of international criminal tribunals include:
International criminal law is a field of international law that seeks to regulate the behavior of states, organizations and individuals operating across national boundaries in commission of international crimes. International criminal law also regulates the commission of grave crimes occurring on the territory of sovereign states wher