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war crime

Definition(s)

Grave breaches of the Geneva Conventions or other serious violations of the laws and customs applicable in international armed conflicts within the established framework of international law, as defined in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.

Source(s)

Art. 8(2) of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.

Translations

  • BG: военно престъпление
  • CS: válečný zločin
  • DE: Kriegsverbrechen
  • EL: έγκλημα πολέμου
  • EN: war crime
  • ES: crímenes de guerra
  • ET: sõjakuritegu
  • FI: sotarikokset
  • FR: crimes de guerre
  • GA: coir chogaidh
  • HU: háborús bűncselekmény
  • IT: crimine di guerra
  • LT: karo nusikaltimas
  • LV: kara noziegums
  • MT: Reati tal-gwerra
  • NL: oorlogsmisdaad / oorlogsmisdrijf
  • PL: zbrodnie wojenne
  • PT: crime de guerra
  • RO: crime de război
  • SK: vojnový zločin
  • SL: vojni zločin
  • SV: krigsförbrytelser
  • NO: krigsforbrytelse (b); krigsbrotsverk (n)

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