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Correspondence and other records regarding the establishment of an International Criminal Court

Document | Accession Number: 1994.A.0037.13 | RG Number: RG-12.013

The series details the efforts of a variety of institutions and individuals in bringing about an international criminal court. Chiefly correspondence between Benjamin B. Ferencz and others allied to this effort. Mr. Ferencz pressed the United Nations and other supranational institutions for the establishment of an international criminal court, both as the result of his experiences as a war crimes prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials as well as his convictions rising from his personal response to the Vietnam War in general and the My Lai massacre in particular. Includes, but is not limited to correspondence, memoranda, pamphlets, speeches, articles, news clippings, United Nations publications, legislative publications, and newsletters.

Date
1970-1992
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Record last modified: 2017-09-12 11:50:24
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