On Trial 60 Years Later

Feffer, John
March 2009
Foreign Policy in Focus;3/26/2009, p2
A reprint of the article "On Trial 60 Years Later," by John Feffer, which appeared in the March 26, 2009 issue of the periodical "Inter Press Service" is presented. It discusses issues arising from the Tokyo War Crimes Trial in Japan. It is inferred that the trial played a role in shaping the international law on war crimes. The rules about military aggression and crimes against peace that can be derived from the Tokyo Trials will be applicable to small countries only, according to retired U.S. State Department official Cecil Uyehara.


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