Crime against Humanity


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Any crime committed against persons that reflects depravity—e.g., serial killing with body mutilation—or fanaticism—e.g., ethnic cleansing, genocide, terrorism
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If a crime against humanity occurs, all countries are bound to deliver the perpetrator.
Turkish Penal Code (TCK) Article 77 prescribes that willful killing with an intent defined as a crime against humanity deserves aggravated lifetime imprisonment and that this will be applied according to the number of people killed.
These attacks are a grave violation of human rights and an unconscionable crime against humanity.
The focus is instead on whether the existence of an illegal use of armed force may be prosecuted within the legal parameters of a crime against humanity and the conditions under which this could occur.
Mulla said in a press conference in the presence of a large number of Iraqi MPs: "What happened in Hawija, is a crime against humanity by all standards .
Indeed, the Zionists use myths of the Torah to justify the occupation of Palestine, and the murder or displacement of the Palestinians, which is a crime against humanity.
The reporting judge of the Constitutional chamber, Jesus Eduardo Cabrera Romero, drafted a strong argument in which he defines in a doctrinal way drug-trafficking crime as a crime against humanity and then, as an example, introduces provisions that in the Rome Statute regulate the matter of crimes against humanity.
September 2009 UN fact-finding mission found that the blockade of Gaza "amounted to collective punishment" was likely a war crime and a crime against humanity and recommended that the matter be referred to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
as legitimate and legal is a crime against humanity and comes contrary to the
BERLIN, Oct 10, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that assimilation was a crime against humanity as he had stated in Germany two years ago.
The Canadian parliament has recognized the chemical bombardment of the Kurdish town of Halabja by warplanes of the former Iraqi regime in 1988 as a crime against humanity.
The HC termed it as a crime against humanity and equated it with the action of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena's ( MNS) campaign against migrants.