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Prosecuting ISIS for committing crimes against humanity and genocide against the Yazidis: The implication and limitations under International Law

Posted on 20-06-20
Written By: Kathleen Vella

In this article, Dr Kathleen Vella will analyse the definitions of genocide and crimes against humanity, provide a brief contextual introduction to ISIS and the atrocities it has committed against the Yazidis. She will also examine the legal challenges in prosecuting perpetrators and propose the best forum wherein the perpetrators acting on behalf of ISIS could be prosecuted for the said atrocities. NOTE: The rest of the article can be found in Id-Dritt XXX.