Universal Jurisdiction Trials of Core International Crimes and the Applicable Legal Standards

Recent empirical data shows that states today are increasingly exercising universal jurisdiction (UJ) to prosecute foreign citizens for atrocity crimes against other non-nationals on the territory of other sovereign states. One major cause for this increase has been the ongoing wars in Syria and the wider region, which have led to a migrant ‘crisis’ and … Continue reading Universal Jurisdiction Trials of Core International Crimes and the Applicable Legal Standards