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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Each State shall, in accordance with its national law, enable the views and concerns of victims of a crime against humanity to be presented and considered at appropriate stages of criminal proceedings against alleged offenders in a manner not prejudicial to the rights referred to in draft article 11.
government, and the United Nations Security Council, had considered the killings first and foremost as a crime against humanity, rather than an "act of war" or as "war against terrorism." The logic in each of the cases is profoundly different.
These attacks are a grave violation of human rights and an unconscionable crime against humanity. We stand resolutely together with the people of Russia in the face of these horrible acts of terrorism," Dr.
"Such a crime against humanity should result in serious consequences for the perpetrator.
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 .
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).
Persecution is the most widely charged crime against humanity. Murder and inhumane treatment can be charged as crimes against humanity and as persecution.
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.
"We are facing a real crime against humanity. The principal idea is that everywhere there is crime against humanity, the crime must be punished."
Under the international convention on refugees, no one committing a war crime or a crime against humanity is eligible for refugee status.