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International Law

Law that governs states and other international actors.

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International Court of Justice (ICJ)

Principal judicial organ of the United Nations.

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International Criminal Court (ICC)

Organisation that prosecutes individuals for the international crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.

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International Tribunals

Organisations set up to prosecute individuals in specific states for the crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.

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Human Rights

Rights that people are entitled to by virtue of being human.

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Universal Human Rights

Rights that apply to people of all societies regardless of cultural or other differences.

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Humanitarian Intervention

Military intervention carried out in pursuit of humanitarian rather than other objectives.