UN War Crimes Commission’s archive in ICC Legal Tools Database

July 5, 2013

The ICC Legal Tools Database has made available unrestricted records of the United Nations War Crimes Commission (UNWCC), including its Far Eastern and Pacific Sub-Commission, and its three committees. 

More than 2,240 UNWCC documents, totalling 22,184 pages, have been added to the ICC Legal Tools Database. The records include meeting minutes from the Commission and its subordinate agencies, their working documents, and materials from the Research Office.The Commission operated from 1943 to 1948 and played an important role in preparing the ground for war crimes trials following World War II.  (Source: Int-law listserv)

For additional library resources relating to war crimes and international tribunals, see here.

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