Does it Make Sense to Promote the Application of International Criminal Law to Animals? If Yes, Why and How? – EJIL: Talk! – Shield Smart

My instinctive reaction to this question is: “No, that does not make sense! International criminal law (ICL) is mainly about the protection of human dignity in specific contexts of crisis that usually threaten peace and security. The contribution of this branch of international law to the safeguarding of non-human interests should, at best, be minimal … Read more

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