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19. International Criminal Law | Singapore
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19.1 Pre-Independence War Crimes Trials

International criminal law (‘ICL’) made its mark on pre-independence Singapore since, in the post-Second World War (‘WWII’) period, Singapore was one of the locations in Asia where war crimes trials were held. From 1946 to 1948, the British tried over 400 accused linked to the Japanese military for war crimes committ…

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Lee, Darius, “19. International Criminal Law | Singapore”, in: Encyclopedia of Public International Law in Asia Online, General Editor: Seokwoo Lee. Consulted online on 22 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2772-8161_EPIL_COM_2082>
First published online: 2021
First print edition: 20210922



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