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Sun Jun 23, 2019, 04:36 PM Jun 2019

DU POLL: Is the Trump Regime bordering on "Crimes Against Humanity" yet? See definition.

"Crimes Against Humanity"


Crimes against humanity are certain acts that are deliberately committed as part of a widespread or systematic attack directed against any civilian or an identifiable part of a civilian population. The first prosecution for crimes against humanity took place at the Nuremberg trials. Crimes against humanity have since been prosecuted by other international courts (for example, the International Court of Justice, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, and the International Criminal Court) as well as in domestic prosecutions. The law of crimes against humanity has primarily developed through the evolution of customary international law. Crimes against humanity are not codified in an international convention, although there is currently an international effort to establish such a treaty, led by the Crimes Against Humanity Initiative.

Unlike war crimes, crimes against humanity can be committed during peace or war.[1] They are not isolated or sporadic events, but are part either of a government policy (although the perpetrators need not identify themselves with this policy) or of a wide practice of atrocities tolerated or condoned by a government or a de facto authority. War crimes, murder, massacres, dehumanization, genocide, ethnic cleansing, deportations, unethical human experimentation, extrajudicial punishments including summary executions, use of WMDs, state terrorism or state sponsoring of terrorism, death squads, kidnappings and forced disappearances, military use of children, unjust imprisonment, enslavement, cannibalism, torture, rape, political repression, racial discrimination, religious persecution and other human rights abuses may reach the threshold of crimes against humanity if they are part of a widespread or systematic practice.

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DU POLL: Is the Trump Regime bordering on "Crimes Against Humanity" yet? See definition. (Original Post) RKP5637 Jun 2019 OP
Hell yes. LakeArenal Jun 2019 #1
Bordering? Way past that line, I'd say. nt tblue37 Jun 2019 #2
Yep. For a while now. Solly Mack Jun 2019 #4
+1! eleny Jun 2019 #7
W and Cheney are walking around free SHRED Jun 2019 #3
Yep! Very sad! Killed off a nation. n/t RKP5637 Jun 2019 #6
There are many regimes on Earth that qualify, but yes. The answer is yes. n/t Tom Rinaldo Jun 2019 #5
Not bordering on. They're there. TDale313 Jun 2019 #8
Not bordering wryter2000 Jun 2019 #9
how is this even a question? Skittles Jun 2019 #10
Yep!!! I hope the candidates beat the hell out of these travesties the tRump Cult is doing! n/t RKP5637 Jun 2019 #11
I would include crimes against humanity as one of the articles of impeachment Poiuyt Jun 2019 #12
Yep!!!! n/t RKP5637 Jun 2019 #13


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3. W and Cheney are walking around free
Sun Jun 23, 2019, 04:41 PM
Jun 2019

Not much chance of Trump facing consequences based on that.


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12. I would include crimes against humanity as one of the articles of impeachment
Sun Jun 23, 2019, 06:54 PM
Jun 2019

against trump. Along with about 15 others.

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