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By Robert Cryer, Håkan Friman, Darryl Robinson, Elizabeth Wilmshurst

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In the case of such crimes, international law imposes criminal responsibility directly on individuals. The classic statement of this form of international criminal law comes from the Nuremberg International Military Tribunal’s seminal statement that crimes against international law are committed by men, not abstract entities, and only by punishing individuals who commit such crimes can the provisions of international law be enforced . . 20 The more pragmatic meaning used in this book, which we do not claim is authoritative, excludes from detailed discussion certain 15 16 17 18 19 20 On such developments, see chapter 12.

1973; (1973) 48 CMR 19; (1973) 22 USCMA 534 42, 56 US v. Flick IX LRTWC 1 191 US v. Karl Brandt et al. (The Doctors’ Trial) IV LRTWC 91 196, 212, 323 US v. G. Farben) X LRTWC 1 272, 339 US v. Krupp X LRTWC 69 272 US v. List et al. (The Hostages case) VIII LRTWC 1 223, 323 US v. 1971; (1971) 43 Court Martial Reports 243 US v. Ohlendorf et al. (Einsatzgruppen Trial) 4 TWC 411 191 US v. Sissoko (1997) 121 IR 599 426 US v. von Leeb (The High Command Case) XII LRTWC 1 225, 228, 271, 339 US v. von Weizsa¨cker et al.

M. Cherif Bassiouni, Crimes Against Humanity In International Criminal Law (2nd edn, The Hague, 1999) 243–6, 256. The reference in Art. 8(2)(b)(viii), ICC Statute, to the transfer of population ‘by the Occupying Power’ would also seem to require that the perpetrator is a State agent. Nuremberg IMT: Judgment and Sentences (1947) 41 AJIL 172 at 221. Broomhall, International Justice and the International Criminal Court, 9–10; Robert Cryer, Prosecuting International Crimes: Selectivity in the International Criminal Law Regime (Cambridge, 2005) 1; Hans-Heinrich Jescheck, Die Verantwortlichkeit der Staatsorgane nach Volkerstrafrecht (Bonn, 1951) 9; Otto Triffterer, Dogmatische ¨ Untersuchungen zur Entwicklung des materiellen Volkerstrafrechts seit Nurnberg (Freiburg im Breisgau, 1966) 34; ¨ ¨ Gerhard Werle, Principles of International Criminal Law (The Hague, 2005) 25.

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