Book Review: Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals: The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda 1994-1999

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Wednesday, August 1, 2001
Bruce Zagaris
This second volume in the series “Annotated Cases of International Criminal Tribunals” has decisions of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). Part 1 discusses preliminary matters and covers decisions of the ICTR before the actual proceedings have started. It has a decision on jurisdiction, the Kanyabashi case, and decisions on the form of the indictment, and other preliminary matters. Part 2 discusses relations to national jurisdictions, such as cooperation. It includes three decisions on deferral requests that each amount to the start of important prosecutions by the ICTR. A group of decisions relate to the release of Ntuyahaga, whose release has resulted in interesting case law, part of which concerns issues of State cooperation…[more]