The complaint is brought on behalf of 12 torture victims -- 12 Iraqi citizens who were held at Abu Ghraib prison and one Guantanamo detainee -- and is being filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), the Republican Attorneys' Association (RAV) and others..." (Posted 5/15/07)In "Jus Post Bellum: The Importance of War Crimes Trials," Perameters, August 2002, Davida Kellogg makes the case for post-war criminal justice on both retributive and forward-looking grounds: "Declining to do full justice for those who have been most grievously wronged by aggression, whether from without or within their national borders, leads to the perpetration of further moral injustice..." (Posted 5/15/07) Ernesto Verdeja's chapter on "Institutional Responses to Genocide and Mass Atrocity," from Genocide, War Crimes and the West: History and Complicity, Adam Jones (ed.), Zed Books, 2004, "discusses the normative underpinnings of tribunals and truth commissions" and "identifies factors that affect the viability of commissions and tribunals, and emphasizes the importance of contextual constraints on their implementation and use." (Posted 5/15/07)In "Universal Jurisdiction and the Dilemmas of International Criminal Justice: The Sabra and Shatila Case in Belgium," from Human Rights Advocacy Stories, Deena Hurwitz, Margaret L.


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