Incitement in international criminal law

The author critically analyses in this article the status of incitement in international criminal law and recommends the adoption of an approach modelled on German and Swiss domestic law and argues that instigation per se should also be regarded as an inchoate crime.

About the author

Wibke Kristin Timmermann
Legal Officer

Legal Officer, Special Department for War Crimes, Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia-Herzegovina; LL.M. in International Humanitarian Law, University Centre for International Humanitarian Law (UCIHL), University of Geneva; MA in law, University of Sheffield; MA, University of St. Andrews.