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

 

Statute of Rome of the International Criminal Court, article 8:

  1. Grave breaches of the Geneva Convention
  2. Wilful Killing
  3. Torture or inhuman treatment, including biological experiments;
  4. Wilfully causing great suffering or serious injury to body or health;
  5. Extensive destruction and appropriation of property, not justified by military necessity and carried out unlawfully and wantonly;
  6. Compelling a prisoner of war or other protected person to serve in the forces of a hostile Power;
  7. Willfully depriving a prisoner of war or other protected person of the right of fair and regular trial;
  8. Unlawful deportation or transfer or unlawful confinement;
  9. Taking of hostages;

Surrender of war criminals and traitors, adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in its resolution 170 (II) on October 31, 1947

COUNCIL OF EUROPE

European Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations of crimes against humanity and war crimes 25/01/1974, 27/6/2003

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