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Title: Agreement for the Prosecution and Punishment of the Major War Criminals of the European Axis
Alternative Title(s): London Agreement of August 8th 1945
London Charter
Available From: http://avalon.law.yale.edu/imt/imtchart.asp
http://archive.roberthjackson.org/archive/files/london-agreement-august-8_8ea39739a0.pdf
Conclusion Date: 1945-08-08
Entry Into Force Date: 1945-08-08
Description: This Agreement "established, after consultation with the Control Council for Germany, an International Military Tribunal for the trial of war criminals whose offenses have no particular geographical location whether they be accused individually or in their capacity as members of the organizations or groups or in both capacities." (Art. 1.)
The Charter of the International Military Tribunal was appended to this document.
Legal Citation: 82 UNTS 279; 59 Stat. 1544; 3 Bevans 1238, 39 AJILs 257 (1945)
EISIL Categories: Home > International Dispute Settlement > Criminal Law > International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg
Home > International Criminal Law > War Crimes & Crimes Against Humanity, Including Genocide
Home > International Criminal Law > International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg
Keywords: crimes against humanity
criminal tribunals
genocide
war crimes
Language(s): English
Document Creator: Government of the United States of America, the Provisional Government of the French Republic, the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Site Administrator: The Avalon Project at Yale Law School, Lillian Goldman Law Library
william.fray@yale.edu


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