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What differentiates the International Court of Justice from the International Criminal Court and the ad hoc international criminal tribunals?
By  Saket Sharma  |  28 Nov 2016  |  Upvotes: 0  | 

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Ravindra Purohit
Advocate

The International Court of Justice has no jurisdiction to try individuals accused of war crimes or crimes against humanity. As it is not a criminal court, it does not have a prosecutor able to initiate proceedings.

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