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New book, Defendants and Victims in International Criminal Justice: Ensuring and Balancing Their Rights

Defendants and Victims in International Criminal Justice: Ensuring and Balancing Their Rights Edited by Juan Pablo Perez-Leon-Acevedo and Joanna Nicholson Routledge, 2020 This volume considers a variety of key issues pertaining to the rights of defendants and victims at International Criminal Courts (ICTs) and explores how best to balance and enhance the rights of both in order to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of international criminal proceedings. The rights of victims are becoming an increasingly important issue at ICTs. Yet, at the same time, this has to be achieved without having a detrimental impact upon on the rights of the defence…