The ad hoc international criminal tribunals

Launching a new era of accountability

Authored by: Michael P. Scharf , Margaux Day

Routledge Handbook of International Criminal Law

Print publication date:  November  2010
Online publication date:  November  2010

Print ISBN: 9780415552035
eBook ISBN: 9780203836897
Adobe ISBN: 9781136866685


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The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) are ad hoc international criminal tribunals established by mandate from the Security Council of the United Nations. Each tribunal was established in response to particular atrocities and is limited to prosecuting perpetrators of particular international crimes.

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