Trials for International Crimes in Asia

Trials for International Crimes in Asia

by Kirsten Sellars (Editor)


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ISBN-13: 9781107507098
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/13/2018
Pages: 386
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Kirsten Sellars is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Table of Contents

Foreword Simon Chesterman; Introduction Kirsten Sellars; 1. Treasonable conspiracies at Paris, Moscow, and Delhi: the legal hinterland of the Tokyo tribunal Kirsten Sellars; 2. Then and now: command responsibility, the Tokyo tribunal, and modern international criminal law Robert Cryer; 3. Colonial justice at the Netherlands Indies war crimes trials Lisette Schouten; 4. The superior orders defence at the postwar trials in Singapore Cheah Wui Ling; 5. The Khabarovsk trial: the Soviet riposte to the Tokyo tribunal Valentyna Polunina; 6. The People's Republic of China's 'lenient treatment' policy towards Japanese war criminals Ōsawa Takeshi; 7. Cambodia, 1979: trying Khmer Rouge leaders for genocide Tara Gutman; 8. Crimes against humanity in East Timor: the hearings at the Indonesian Ad Hoc Human Rights Court Mark Cammack; 9. Asia as the laboratory of the superior responsibility doctrine Rehan Abeyratne; 10. The two approaches to the superior orders plea Jia Bing Bing; 11. The joint criminal enterprise doctrine at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia Neha Jain; 12. Trials for international crimes in Bangladesh: prosecutorial strategies, defence arguments, and judgments M. Rafiqul Islam; 13. Theories of joint criminal responsibility at the Asian tribunals: Hong Kong, East Timor, Cambodia Nina H. B. Jørgensen; 14. The tribunals in Bangladesh: falling short of international standards Abdur Razzaq.

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