The Tokyo Trial and Beyond

The Tokyo Trial and Beyond

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This book is a document and account of the International military Tribunal that took place in Tokyo at the end of World War 2. As in the Nuremburg Trial, the leaders of Japan were accused of crimes against peace and crimes aginst humanity, as well as conventional war crimes. The book takes the form of an extended interview with one of the 11 international judges who took part in the Tokyo Trial, the eminent dutch jurist and professor of law, B.V.A. Roling. Antonio Cassese conducted a series of interview with Professor Roling concerning the aims, conduct and consequences of the Tokyo trial, and concerning the role of aggression and the prospects for peace in the modern world.show more

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  • Hardback | 200 pages
  • 158.75 x 234.95 x 12.7mm | 362.87g
  • Polity Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • index
  • 0745610064
  • 9780745610061

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The Tokyo Trial; aggression and other international crimes; strategies for peace; a "miserable international law"?show more

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