Crimes Against Humanity: The Struggle For Global Justice (Paperback)
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Crimes Against Humanity: The Struggle For Global Justice (Paperback)

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Paperback 1008 Pages
Published: 25/10/2012

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In this new edition of Crimes Against Humanity: The Struggle for Global Justice, Geoffrey Robertson QC explains why we must hold political and military leaders accountable for genocide, torture and mass murder.

He shows how human rights standards can be enforced against cruel governments, armies and multi-national corporations. This seminal work now contains a critical perspective on recent events, such as the invasion of Iraq, the abuses at Abu Ghraib, the killings in Darfur, the death of Milosevic and the trial of Saddam Hussein.

Cautiously optimistic about ending impunity, but unsparingly critical of diplomats, politicians, Bush lawyers and others who evade international rules, this book will provide further guidance to a movement which aims to make justice predominant in world affairs.

'A beacon of clear-sighted commitment to the humanitarian cause ... impassioned ... exemplary ... seminal' Observer

'States are the biggest bullies in the world. In this book, Geoffrey Robertson shows how they can be tamed' Mail on Sunday

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141974835
Number of pages: 1008
Weight: 683 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 42 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Millions will be reading his book in the century to come if we are serious in our intention to stop massacres. - Observer

His arguments are exceptionally clear ... simple and lucid prose. - Daily Telegraph

States are the biggest bullies in the world. In this book, Geoffrey Robertson shows how they can be tamed. - Mail on Sunday

A devastating critique of the inadequate response of the international community to violations of basic freedoms ... a formidable achievement. - Evening Standard

A beacon of clear-sighted commitment to the humanitarian cause ... impassioned ... exemplary ... seminal. - Observer

His arguments are exceptionally clear and comprehensible, and legal complexities are rendered into simple and lucid prose - Sunday Telegraph

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