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crime against humanity

Definition(s)

Act committed as part of a widespread or systematic attack directed against any civilian population, with knowledge of the attack.

Source(s)

Art. 7 of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Translations

  • BG: престъпление срещу човечеството
  • CS: zločin proti lidskosti
  • DE: Verbrechen gegen die Menschlichkeit
  • EL: έγκλημα κατά της ανθρωπότητας
  • EN: crime against humanity
  • ES: crimen contra la humanidad
  • ET: inimsusevastane kuritegu
  • FI: rikos ihmiskuntaa / ihmisyyttä vastaan
  • FR: crime contre l’humanité
  • GA: coir i gcoinne an chine dhaonna
  • HU: emberiség elleni bűncselekmény
  • IT: crimine contro l’umanità
  • LT: nusikaltimas žmoniškumui
  • LV: noziegums pret cilvēci
  • MT: Reat kontra l-umanità
  • NL: misdrijf tegen de menselijkheid
  • PL: zbrodnia przeciwko ludzkości
  • PT: crimes contra a humanidade
  • RO: crimă împotriva umanităţii
  • SK: zločin proti ľudskosti
  • SL: zločin proti človeštvu
  • SV: brott mot mänskligheten
  • NO: forbrytelse mot menneskeheten (b); brotsverk mot menneskeslekta (n)

Related Term(s)

Note(s)

Crimes against humanity include: a) murder;
b) extermination;
c)enslavement;
d) deportation or forcible transfer of population;
e) imprisonment or other severe deprivation of physical liberty in violation of fundamental rules of international law;
f) torture ;
g) rape, sexual slavery, enforced prostitution, forced pregnancy, enforced sterilisation, or any other form of sexual violence of comparable gravity;
h) persecution against any identifiable group or collectivity on political, racial, national, ethnic, cultural, religious, gender as defined in paragraph 3, or other grounds that are universally recognised as impermissible under international law, in connection with any act referred to in this paragraph or any crime within the jurisdiction of the Court;
i)enforced disappearance of persons;
j) the crime of apartheid;
k) other inhumane acts of a similar character intentionally causing great suffering, or serious injury to body or to mental or physical health.