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The Human Dimension of International Law: Selected Papers of Antonio Cassese

Antonio Cassese, Paola Gaeta, and Salvatore Zappalà


This book collects together the most important papers of Antonio Cassese, the first President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and chairman of the UN Commission of Inquiry into the crimes committed in Darfur. Written over a period of 25 years, from 1974 to 2001, the papers chart the development of Cassese's thought on the central issues that have shaped his life's work: the laws relating to armed conflict, respect of individual rights, and the prosecution of individuals for international crimes. Emerging from the papers is Cassese's vision of the individual and ... More

Keywords: Antonio Cassese, International Criminal Tribunal, Yugoslavia, international law, UN Commission of Inquiry, Darfur, armed conflict, individual rights, prosecution, international crimes

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Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199232918
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232918.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Antonio Cassese, author
Professor of International Law, University of Florence

Paola Gaeta, editor
Professor of International Law, University of Florence

Salvatore Zappalà, editor
Professor of International Law, University of Catania

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Part I The Human Dimension of Wars

A. General

B. Classes of Wars and Belligerents

C. Means of Warfare

D. Military Occupation

Part II Our Common Rights

A. Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment

B. Economic Assistance and Human Rights

Part III Fighting State and Individual Criminality

A. State ‘Criminality’ v. Individual's Criminal Liability

B. International Crimes of Individuals

C. Respondeat Superior v. Subordinates' Liability

D. Developments in International Criminal Justice

End Matter