A crime against humanity

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United Nations , [Paris]
Apartheid -- South Africa, South Africa -- Race rela

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South Africa, South Af

ContributionsUnited Nations.
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LC ClassificationsDT763.5 .C74
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
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Open LibraryOL5462475M
LC Control Number73165105

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War crimes may only be committed during an armed conflict, whereas crimes against humanity can be committed both in times of war and of peace.

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