The article discusses the evolution of international criminal law based on the Nurimberg Principles as to the non-availability of the defence of superior orders to justify grave breaches of international humanitarian law. The article approves the application of this principles by the criminal court of Rome in the sentencing of the former SS officer, Eric Priebke for his partecipation in the "Fosse ardeatine" reprisals (1944).

Individual Responsibility and Superior Orders for War Crimes: Current Developments

SACERDOTI, GIORGIO
1998

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The article discusses the evolution of international criminal law based on the Nurimberg Principles as to the non-availability of the defence of superior orders to justify grave breaches of international humanitarian law. The article approves the application of this principles by the criminal court of Rome in the sentencing of the former SS officer, Eric Priebke for his partecipation in the "Fosse ardeatine" reprisals (1944).
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