International Court of Justice
Judge - France


Kalina Kloc

Cite as

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

Prior to 1944, genocide was not even a word that existed. It is a very specific term referring to mass violence committed against groups of people, especially those of a particular nation or ethnic group. However the phrase itself may be new, the crime is definitely not. Genocide isn’t history, it’s part ...