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War Crimes Trials in Asia: Collaboration and Complicity in the Aftermath of War

Cribb, Robert; Von Lingen, Kerstin


In the years following the Second World War in Asia, the victorious Allied powers undertook an immense program of war crimes trials, charging Japanese political and military leaders, military personnel, and associated civilians with crimes against peace and with breaches of the laws and customs of war. The actions that were prosecuted included massacre, murder, torture, ill treatment, and withholding of food and medicine. The vast majority of trials were conducted in the immediate aftermath of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Debating Collaboration and Complicity in War Crimes Trials in Asia 1945-1956
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-53141-0_1


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