Empowering the General Assembly to advance international criminal investigations

Kearney, Michael (2015) Empowering the General Assembly to advance international criminal investigations. In: MacGinty, Roger and Peterson, Jenny H (eds.) The Routledge companion to humanitarian action. Routledge, pp. 349-359. ISBN 9780415844420

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Abstract

In light of the turn to UN Fact-finding Missions analysing ongoing human rights abuses through the lens of international criminal law, this paper suggests, by reference to the principle found in UN General Assembly resolution 377 of 1950, that Security Council vetos precluding the referrals of abusive states to the International Criminal Court might be overcome by empowering the General Assembly to act in its place.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: ICC, fact finding missions, security council, 377, uniting for peace, north korea, syria, palestine, rome statute
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Law
Subjects: K Law > KZ Law of Nations
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Depositing User: Michael Kearney
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2016 06:42
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2016 06:42
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/61513

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