General Comment on enforced disappearance as a crime against humanity
Crimes Against Humanity
The General Comment explains situations and circumstances when acts of enforced disappearance amount to crimes against humanity. In doing so, the Working Group relies on various provisions under the international law and case law of the international criminal and hybrid tribunals. Provisions of the Declaration and specifically, claims of enforced disappearance as a crime against humanity are assessed though criteria listed in the Article 7 of the Rome Statute.
March 13, 2009