Background
 

 Preventing Genocide

United Nations

United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide 1948

Office of the Special Adviser to the United Nations on the Prevention of Genocide
Payam Akhavan, ‘Report on the Work of the Office of the Special Adviser of the United Nations Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide’ (2006) 28 Human Rights Quarterly 1043-1070
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The Stockholm Declaration, 2004

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

The Responsibility to Protect - Report of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty

The Peacebuilding Commission





Non-government Organisations

The International Crisis Group




The International Committee of the Red Cross




Medecins Sans Frontieres




Genocide Watch




Search for Common Ground




The Open Society Institute




Oxfam, UK




Civil Society

The Genocide Intervention Network


Genocide in International Tribunals

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
Prosecutor v Akayesu, Trial Chamber Judgment 1998, Appeals Chamber 2001
Prosecutor v Kambanda, Trial Chamber Judgment 1998, Appeals Chamber 2000
Prosecutor v. Kayishema and Ruzindana, Trial Chamber, 999, Appeals Chamber 2001
Prosecutor v. Nahimana, Barayagwiza and Ngeze, Trial Chamber Judgment 2003

International Criminal Tribunal for Former-Yugoslavia
Prosecutor v. Jelesic Trial Chamber Judgment 1999, Appeal 2001
Prosecutor v Krsti?, Trial Chamber Judgment 2001, Appeal 2004

The International Court of Justice
Application for Revision of the Judgment of 11 july 1996 in the case concerning Violation of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Yugoslavia), Preliminary Objections (Yugoslavia v. Bosnia and Herzegovina) (2001-2003)

Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Serbia and Montenegro) - Judgment of 26 February 2007 


Genocide in Domestic Law

Presbyterian Church of Sudan v. Talisman Energy, Inc., 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 86609 (S.D.N.Y., Dec. 1, 2006) United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
presbyterian_church_talisman.pdf

Mugesera  v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), Supreme Court of Canada [2005] 2 S.C.R. 91, 2005 SCC 39


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