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Aggression and Illegal Use of Force

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"Those leaders who, without lawful justification and with the requisite knowledge and intent, are responsible for foreseeable large scale civilian casualties, should be accused of crimes against humanity and held accountable by fair trial in a competent national or international court of law."
Benjamin B. Ferencz, 2012

"It is high time that we act on the juridical principle that aggressive war-making is illegal and criminal."
Justice Robert H. Jackson, 1945

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Illegal war in Iraq

International Criminal Court (ICC)
The Kampala Amendments on Crime of Aggression

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Equipo Nizkor is a member of the Global Institute for the Prevention of Aggression, launched formally in Oxford on May 12th and 13th, 2011. The Institute is an outgrowth of the ICC Review Conference in Kampala, Uganda, and is intended to serve as a resource for those interested in advancing the rule of law with respect to deterring the illegal use of force in global affairs.


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