Barbarity—Vandalism—Terrorism—Genocide. On Raphael Lemkin and the Idea of Defining “the Crime under the Law of Nations” Cover Image
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Barbarity—Vandalism—Terrorism—Genocide. On Raphael Lemkin and the Idea of Defining “the Crime under the Law of Nations”
Barbarity—Vandalism—Terrorism—Genocide. On Raphael Lemkin and the Idea of Defining “the Crime under the Law of Nations”

Author(s): Marek Kornat
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: Polski Instytut Spraw Międzynarodowych

Summary/Abstract: Raphael Lemkin was the main creator of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, adopted by the United Nations on 9 December 1948.1 This year is going to see the sixtieth anniversary of the adoption of this most significant act of international law, giving new horizons to the law science. The next year will mark the fiftieth anniversary of Lemkin’s premature death in America on 29 August 1959.

  • Issue Year: 17/2008
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 79-98
  • Page Count: 20
  • Language: English