TITLE

POLITICAL GENOCIDE IN LATIN AMERICA: THE NEED FOR RECONSIDERING THE CURRENT INTERNATIONALLY ACCEPTED DEFINITION OF GENOCIDE IN LIGHT OF SPANISH AND LATIN AMERICAN JURISPRUDENCE

AUTHOR(S)
Shneider, Howard
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
American University International Law Review;2010, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p313
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the need for reconsideration to the recent internationally accepted definition of genocide in view of jurisprudence in Spain and Latin America. He presents a description of the creation of Genocide Convention as well the subsequent international case law that tries to elucidate the definition of genocide. He offers an analysis on cases that deal with Argentine and Guatemalan officials accused of genocide.
ACCESSION #
49758400

 

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