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A conviction in question : the first trial at the international criminal court

Author: Jim Freedman
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: UTP insights.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An engrossing narrative of the first case to appear at the International Criminal Court, 'A Conviction in Question' documents the trial of Union of Congolese Patriots leader and warlord Thomas Lubanga Dyilo. Although Lubanga's crimes - including murder, rape, and the forcible conscription of child soldiers - were indisputable, legal wrangling and a clash of personalities caused the trial to be prolonged for an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Trials, litigation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Freedman, Jim.
Conviction in question.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2017]
(OCoLC)1005453575
Named Person: Thomas Lubanga Dyilo; Thomas Lubanga Dyilo
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Freedman
ISBN: 9781487516246 148751624X
OCLC Number: 1007290657
Description: 1 online resource : map
Contents: The way to Bunia --
Museveni's divide and plunder --
Under siege --
From all hell to The Hague --
Low-hanging fruit --
The end before the beginning --
The first witness --
A child soldier in the chamber wars --
The Paladin, the warrior and his lordship --
Witness from the front lines --
Muting the victims --
Lies, all lies --
Under the judge's skin --
Disorder in the court --
Sexual violence --
A dubious conviction --
Afterword --
Notes --
Bibliography.
Series Title: UTP insights.
Other Titles: First trial at the international criminal court
Responsibility: Jim Freedman.
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A Conviction in Question follows the foundational and controversial trial of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, a murderer whose trial is paramount in tracing the rapid evolution of international law.  Read more...

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