Criminal repression of serious IHL violations: Information Kit

27 September 2017

This information kit deals with the following issues: Penal repression: punishing war crimes; Obligations in terms of penal repression;  General principles of international criminal law; Universal Jurisdiction over war crimes; Command responsibility and failure to act; Criminal procedure; Judicial guarantees and safeguards; Methods of incorporating punishment into criminal law; Cooperation in extradition and judicial assistance in criminal matters;  Elements to render sanctions more effective ;  and International criminal justice: The institutions.

The information kit contains the following factsheets: