Trials for International Crimes in Asia

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Kirsten Sellars
Cambridge University Press, Oct 22, 2015 - 388 pages
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Machine generated contents note: Foreword Simon Chesterman; Introduction Kirsten Sellars; 1. Treasonable conspiracies at Paris, Moscow, and Delhi: the legal hinterland of the Tokyo tribunal Kirsten Sellars; 2. Then and now: command responsibility, the Tokyo tribunal, and modern international criminal law Robert Cryer; 3. Colonial justice at the Netherlands Indies war crimes trials Lisette Schouten; 4. The superior orders defence at the postwar trials in Singapore Cheah Wui Ling; 5. The Khabarovsk trial: the Soviet riposte to the Tokyo tribunal Valentya Polunina; 6. The People's Republic of China's 'lenient treatment' policy towards Japanese war criminals Ōsawa Takeshi; 7. Cambodia, 1979: trying Khmer Rouge leaders for genocide Tara Gutman; 8. Crimes against humanity in East Timor: the hearings at the Indonesian Ad Hoc Human Rights Court Mark Cammack; 9. Asia as the laboratory of the superior responsibility doctrine Rehan Abeyratne; 10. The two approaches to the superior orders plea Jia Bing Bing; 11. The joint criminal enterprise doctrine at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia Neha Jain; 12. Trials for international crimes in Bangladesh: prosecutorial strategies, defence arguments, and judgments M. Rafiqul Islam; 13. Theories of joint criminal responsibility at the Asian tribunals: Hong Kong, East Timor, Cambodia Nina H.B. Jørgensen; 14. The tribunals in Bangladesh: falling short of international standards Abdur Razzaq
 

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Contents

command responsibility the Tokyo Tribunal
55
Colonial justice in the Netherlands Indies war crimes
75
The superior orders defence at the postwar trials
100
the Soviet riposte to the Tokyo
121
The Peoples Republic of Chinas lenient treatment policy
145
trying Khmer Rouge leaders
167
hoc Human Rights Court hearings
191
Asia as the laboratory of the superior responsibility
226
The two approaches to the superior orders plea
248
The joint criminal enterprise doctrine at the Extraordinary
275
prosecutorial
301
Theories of joint criminal responsibility at the Asian
318
falling short of international
341
Index
360
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Kirsten Sellars is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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