War Crimes: Confronting Atrocity in the Modern World

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Ad hoc tribunals, 68–71; Ahmicicase, 158, 188, 205; Akayesucase, 84, 212; arrests and, 187–200; attempts to be multinational, 131–135;
Bagilishemacase, 87; Blaskiccase, 147, 208, 209, 219, 228, 230;
Celebicicase, 218; command responsibility and, 75, 76, 97, 169; common appeals chamber in, 70; comparisons with International Criminal Court, 70; comparison to Nuremberg trials, 70; concept of military necessity in, 81; divisions, 69–70; duress as defense at, 73; effective control issues in, 75–76; Erdemoviccase, 220; Galiccase, 160; hierarchical control in, 71–77; independent prosecutor in, 71; individual criminal responsibility and, 151; investigations and, 149–183; Jelisiccase, 86; Kordiccase, 151; Krsticcase, 137, 168, 179, 204, 211, 228, 236, 237, 239; organization of, 131–148; preemption of resources by, 94; prior jurisdiction in, 191; Tadiccase, 78, 211, 212; transfers to, 191; trials at, 203–224. See alsoInternational Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda; International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia
Affair of the Twenty Teachers, 159
Afghanistan, 19, 20; invasion by Soviet Union, 99
Africa: atrocities against civilians in, 54; collective benefits in, 96; human sacrifice in, 50; intrastate conflict in, 11; literary allusions to, 56n6; looting as policy in, 8; ritual murder in, 50; use of drugs by militias, 54; witchcraft in, 49
“African American Holocaust, 103–104 African National Congress, 9, 244, 246 Afrikaners: atrocities by, 50, 52; identity of, 35; treatment by British, 50; Truth and Reconciliation Commission and, 136
Aggression: crimes of, 71; defining, 3; standing up to, 115; wars of, 66, 67 Ahmicicase, 158, 188, 205
Ahmici killings, 16, 102, 105–106, 113
Aideed, Mohammad, 115, 195
Akashi, Yasushi, 171
Akayesu, Jean-Paul, 217
Akayesucase, 84, 212
Akmadzic, Mile, 122
Albania: ethnic conflict in, 36
Albright, Madeleine, 116, 118, 120
Alexievich, Svetlana, 19
Algeria, 93; civilian atrocities in, 21; France in, 4, 21; use of civilians to plant bombs by, 20
Anti-brigandage laws, 22
Anti-Semitism, 34, 109; myth of univer


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