International Court of Justice
Judge - Slovakia


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Separate Opinion of Judge from Slovakia on the Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
(Croatia v. Serbia)

Genocide has at all times been one of the most cruel crimes of humanity. People suffered, suffer and will suffer because of genocide as well as its causes: racism, intolerance, stereotypes and hatred. During wars people kills people all the time. After the Second World War, which was one of the largest mass genocides, we finally decided to take a step towards solving this problem. In 1948 the Convention on...