More Crimes in War

Destruction of what you like
Rahman Mohamed

The Roman Statute is a relatively new law.  Prior to 1 July 2002 it circulated as a document; on July 1 it entered into force.

Section 2, Article 8 (e)(i) states it’s criminal to target attacks at civilians.  Section 2, Article 8 (e)(iv) says not to direct attacks against buildings of religion, history, education, historic monuments, hospitals where the sick are housed and other such places unless they’re military objectives.  But there are times when this must be done in war.  And there are times when it is done. Continue reading