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[PDF] Corporate War Crimes: Prosecuting the Pillage of Natural Resources

Author: James G. Stewart of University of British Columbia, Open Society Justice Initiative, Published on: 25 October 2010

As part of [the] growing interest in resource wars, Corporate War Crimes: Prosecuting the Pillage of Natural Resources explores the elements of corporate liability for the war crime of pillage…By exploring these cases and the law governing pillage in detail, Corporate War Crimes seeks to guide investigative bodies and war crimes prosecutors engaged with the technicalities of these issues. We also hope that this manual will be useful for advocates, political institutions, and companies interested in curbing resource wars…[T]his project seeks to act as a catalyst for reinvigorating prosecution of the war crime of pillage and to bring accountability to companies that illegally trade in conflict commodities.

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