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International Crimes: A Hybrid Future?

  • David Re
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Part of the Nigerian Yearbook of International Law book series (NYBIL, volume 2017)

Abstract

International criminal law, which creates state obligations, lies within public international law—the law of the political system of nation states. International criminal law covers acts criminalised by treaty, custom or a combination of the two and creates treaty obligations binding States to treat breaches as criminal, namely, aut dedere aut judicare, the duty to extradite or prosecute.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Re
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  1. 1.Special Tribunal for LebanonThe HagueNetherlands

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