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Historical Excursus

  • Sarah Babaian
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Abstract

The initiation of international trials and the intention to create an International Criminal Court, with the aim to end impunity of those perpetrators responsible for the most serious crimes in world history, is not a new phenomenon and did not find its origins with the establishment of the International Criminal Court in 1998. Already hundreds of centuries before, international criminal justice began to evolve.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sarah Babaian
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  1. 1.Faculty of LawUniversity of HamburgHamburgGermany

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