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Who is Getting Away with Murder ?

The current system of international law places important constraints on the power of the state, but it has not stopped atrocity.


Philippe Sands QC, Professor of international law


If there is inadequacy, it is not in the content of the rules but in their enforcement.


It is inadequate in many countries, and it is inadequate at the international level.


The International Criminal Court has begun to operate in relation to some crimes, but only in Africa, a continent that does not have a monopoly in respect of international crimes.


Mass killings and atrocities did not end in 1945.


Around the world there have been terrible events, as we all know, and no continent has been immune from large-scale killings in which great numbers of individuals have been targeted and killed because they happen to be a member of a particular group – racial, religious, ethnic, political and so on.


Each situation is different, to be understood in its own context.


Could acts akin to the Holocaust happen again today?



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