motionless, but for the occasional domestic jolt, since the heady days of Nuremberg. Part of their task then can be simply put: restore energy and life to international criminal law.
In approaching such a task – logically, given the absence of the right to expressly ‘make’ substantive law – there was only
enable anyone confronted with the problem of offences possibly caused or motivated by culture, to recognise these acts as such. While culture may play a role in all aspects of life, one is seldom confronted with an offence that is caused by a clash of cultural norms. Mostly, these cases offer a high
issue addresses to include ‘not just the living but also the dead’. The living and the dead occupy a ‘single social universe’ that constitutes relationships spanning ‘the boundary between life and death’.
Through an ethnographic case study of Syrian refugees in Jordan, Michelle Lokot’s contribution
girlfriend — or the individual himself. Without a spark of acknowledgement that something has gone wrong in the individual’s life, substantial change seems unlikely. In a second step, the individual has to develop a new identity that motivates norm-conforming behaviour. This appears often to be a long
human relations and culture. They offend the collective art of living in its essential core, i.e., the cultural and ethical diversity as a free creation and promotion of different meanings of life. Hannah Arendt, for example, illustrates this meaning in other wordage: she describes genocide as ‘an
those people who deliberately took away others’ life out of their own immorality, will emphasise the legitimacy of their own beliefs with the same vehemence. The debate between everyday people — and also between professionals with their points elaborated in a more sophisticated argumentation — on
formally a sovereign nation, the Soviet Union exercised strong dominance over almost every aspect of her political, economic, and cultural life. This dominance was especially heavy during the Stalinist era (1944-1955) when the 'so- vietization' process was in full swing. The communist ruling elite resorted
icc and of the unict s.
Penalties applicable to core crimes: Ethiopian law vis-à-vis the Statutes of the icc and unict s
not a reasonable position in which to remain. 16 Indeed, it is the equal rights of all to everything that creates the impossible situation where life is ‘solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short’. 17
Hobbes is also often portrayed as the main critic of a strong domain of international law. This is
’s activities and to offer a degree of public protection, but also to be an enabling and empowering activity to assist the offender to live a re-integrated life back in society. For the sex offender the empowering side of supervision may include formal sex offender treatment programmes. The tensions between the