Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Sellars: Trials for International Crimes in Asia

Kirsten Sellars (Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong - Law) has published Trials for International Crimes in Asia (Cambridge Univ. Press 2015). Contents include:
  • Simon Chesterman, Foreword
  • Kirsten Sellars, Introduction
  • Kirsten Sellars, Treasonable conspiracies at Paris, Moscow, and Delhi: the legal hinterland of the Tokyo tribunal
  • Robert Cryer, Then and now: command responsibility, the Tokyo tribunal, and modern international criminal law
  • Lisette Schouten, Colonial justice at the Netherlands Indies war crimes trials
  • Cheah Wui Ling, The superior orders defence at the postwar trials in Singapore
  • Valentya Polunina, The Khabarovsk trial: the Soviet riposte to the Tokyo tribunal
  • Ōsawa Takeshi, The People's Republic of China's 'lenient treatment' policy towards Japanese war criminals
  • Tara Gutman, Cambodia, 1979: trying Khmer Rouge leaders for genocide
  • Mark Cammack, Crimes against humanity in East Timor: the hearings at the Indonesian Ad Hoc Human Rights Court
  • Rehan Abeyratne, Asia as the laboratory of the superior responsibility doctrine
  • Jia Bing Bing, The two approaches to the superior orders plea
  • Neha Jain, The joint criminal enterprise doctrine at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
  • M. Rafiqul Islam, Trials for international crimes in Bangladesh: prosecutorial strategies, defence arguments, and judgments
  • Nina H. B. Jørgensen, Theories of joint criminal responsibility at the Asian tribunals: Hong Kong, East Timor, Cambodia
  • Abdur Razzaq, The tribunals in Bangladesh: falling short of international standards