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Universal jurisdiction: Swiss court denies immunity (Khaled Nezzar case)

Schmid, Evelyne. (2012) Universal jurisdiction: Swiss court denies immunity (Khaled Nezzar case). IntLawGrrls : voices on international law, policy, practice.

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Abstract

Khaled Nezzar, former Algerian minister, was arrested in Geneva in October 2011. He subsequently challenged the criminal proceedings against him and argued that he was entitled to immunity. In its decision released in July 2012, the Swiss Federal Criminal Court emphasized that immunity is not available for international crimes such as war crimes, crimes against humanity, torture or genocide.
Faculties and Departments:02 Faculty of Law > Departement Rechtswissenschaften > Fachbereich Öffentliches Recht > Ordinariat Staats- und Verwaltungsrecht (Schefer)
UniBasel Contributors:Schmid, Evelyne
Item Type:Other
Publisher:IntLawGrrls
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Other publications
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