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Condemn crimes against animality in a universal court
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Proposal
Crimes against animality can be adapted from the crimes against humanity, such as: torture, species extinction (genocide), zoophilia (rape), captivity (sequestration), exploitation (slavery) etc. They can be addressed either by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) or by a special universal court (to be created), able to judge private and public persons (individuals, states, corporations, national and multinational firms or labs etc), accountable for their crimes against animality (or against animal rights, if some legal rights for animals are to be proclaimed and universally recognized in the future).

 

 

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Item information:
Level: Universal
Goal: Enforcement
Item: Ways of enforcement to strengthen the universal protection of animals

Contribution made by
SB - 08.07.2014.


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