Report: Universal Jurisdiction Annual Review 2020

07 April 2020
TRIAL International in collaboration with REDRESS, the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights and the International Federation for Human Rights.
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The UJAR, this year, focuses on the risks of confusing the prosecution of international crimes with the fight against terrorism. The implications of choosing pragmatism to the detriment of sound legal principles are substantial, and the consequences potentially grave. All mass atrocities should be fully and diligently investigated, even if such investigations are longer and more strenuous.