8 Transnat'l L. & Contemp. Probs. 199 (1998)
Normative Framework of International Humanitarian Law: Overlaps, Gaps, and Ambiguities

handle is hein.journals/tlcp8 and id is 205 raw text is: The Normative Framework of International
Humanitarian Law: Overlaps, Gaps and Ambiguities
M. Cherif Bassiouni*
I.  Introduction   ................................................................................................ 199
II. Crimes Against Humanity ......................................................................... 204
III. G enocide ...................................................................................................... 212
IV . W ar  Crim es ................................................................................................. 216
V .  Conclusion   .................................................................................................. 233
A ppendix   I ......................................................................................................... 238
A ppendix   II  ....................................................................................................... 244
A ppendix   III ...................................................................................................... 247
A ppendix   IV   ...................................................................................................... 254
A ppendix   V   ........................................................................................................ 264
A ppendix   V I  ...................................................................................................... 271
I. INTRODUCTION
The    year   1998    marks    the   fiftieth  anniversary     of   the   Universal
Declaration of Human Rights' and the Convention on the Prevention and
* Professor of Law; President, International Human Rights Law Institute, DePaul University
College of Law; President, International Association of Penal Law; President, International
Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences; Former Chairman, Commission of Experts
Established Pursuant to Security Council Resolution 780 (1992) to Investigate Violations of
International Humanitarian Law in the Former Yugoslavia; Vice-Chairman, Ad Hoc Committee
on the Establishment of an International Criminal Court; Vice-Chairman, Preparatory
Committee for the Establishment of an International Criminal Court; Chairman, Drafting
Committee, Diplomatic Conference of Plenipotentiaries for the Establishment of an
International Criminal Court. The views expressed herein are solely those of the author.
1. G.A. Res. 217A, U.N. GAOR, 3d Sess., pt. 1, at 71, U.N. Doc. A/810 (1948), reprinted in 3
INTERNATIONAL LAW & WORLD ORDER: BASIc DOC MENTS III.A.1 (Burns H. Weston ed., 5 vols.,
1994-).

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