TITLE

The politics of justice

AUTHOR(S)
Zarembo, Alan
PUB. DATE
April 1998
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);04/20/98 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 131 Issue 16, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at efforts of human rights advocates to establish the International Criminal Court (ICC). June 1998 meeting in Rome to draft and ratify a treaty creating the court; The court as a symbol of the world's stance against atrocities, such as Pol Pot's murder of more than 1 million Cambodians.
ACCESSION #
552887

 

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