The Russian assault against Ukraine is not only a manifest violation of the prohibition on the use of force, a cornerstone of the international legal order set up in the aftermath of World War II, but also a flagrant crime against peace that facilitates the commission of other international crimes, such as the perpetration of war crimes.
Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé were two individuals that the United Nations Security Council and the international community believe responsible for the Cote d’Ivoire 2010-2011 crisis, at least before their cases entered the trial stage.
The case of child soldiers is a clear example of role reversals, where victims become perpetrators. In many cases, these children start as victims of war crimes and end up becoming offenders of similar crimes to the ones they suffered before.
Many national jurisdictions are now making endeavors to criminalize conduct that causes damage to the environment.