ICCPR 6.2, 6.3


Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity. General Assembly resolution 2391 (XXIII), November 26, 1968.


Convention on the prevention and punishment of the crime of genocide. General Assembly resolution 260 A (III), December 9, 1948.


Principles of International Co-operation in the detection, arrest, extradition and punishment of persons guilty of war crimes or crimes against humanity. General Assembly resolution 3074 (XXVIII), December 3, 1973.


Rome Statue of the International Criminal Court. Art 6.


“For the purpose of this Statute, “genocide” means any of the following acts committed with intention to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group as such:

Killing members of the group;

Causing seriously bodily or mental harm to members of the group;

Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part;

Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group;

Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.”


Crimes against humanity

Obligation to Respect Human Rights

Obligation to Ensure the Human Rights

Gross Human Rights Violations