The International Court of Justice and the Armenian Genocide

  • Susan L. Karamanian
Part of the Palgrave Studies in the History of Genocide book series (PSHG)


The Ottoman Empire’s massacre of Armenians in 1915–16 is one of the early genocides of the 20th century.2 Suggestions about how to provide legal accountability to the Armenians range from the filing of lawsuits in municipal courts,3 to the establishment of a claims process similar to that for victims of the Nazi Holocaust,4 to the creation of a truth and reconciliation commission like that established in South Africa to address apartheid.5


International Criminal Rome Statute State Party Advisory Opinion Genocide Convention 
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  • Susan L. Karamanian
    • 1
  1. 1.George Washington University Law SchoolUSA

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