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The International Criminal Court (ICC) was established by the Rome Statute and tries people for the crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression

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Is it true that the International Criminal Court can only bring a state to trial if that state accepts the court’s jurisdiction over them?

Article 36 of the ICJ Statute appears to say that a country can voluntarily assent to having the ICJ have jurisdiction over them for the purposes of some trial. I am ...
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What implications does the signatory and ratification status bring to the Rome Statute?

Wikipedia has a map of the Rome Statue with signatories and ratification, My question is about the significance of these status points. What does it mean to be signatory, and ratifier and what ...
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Do the ICC and ICJ (UN) have different definitions or different standards for burden of proof on Genocide?

There are two international, ICC: International Criminal Court ICJ (UN): International Court of Justice These two courts both claim global jurisdiction over charges of genocide. Regardless of one ...
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