Rawandan War Crimes Tribunal

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Evening News
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Thu, 05/21/2009

Canadian courts have, for the first time, convicted someone for war crimes committed in another country.

Though the Canadian government is not calling their law ‘Universal Jurisdiction’, today’s ruling has a lot of similarities with a Spanish law that has allowed that country to convict foreign war criminals.

KBOO’s Linda Olson-Osterlund has more:

 

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