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War Crimes Research Guide

This guide is a starting point for your research on war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide.


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World events have demonstrated that war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide are long term problems that have occurred throughout history and continue to this day. This guide is meant as a starting point for your research. War crimes research often delves into associated topics such as human rights, treaty research, and genocide. As such, this guide will sometimes refer you to other relevant research guides on our web site [complete listing] for more information.

Update History

Revised September 2010 (ras)
Links added December 2008 (mms)
Links revised August 2008 (ras)
Revised April 2007 (aeb)