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Brexit

brexitPublished 29 April 2016

The British newspaper The Guardian calls the referendum on June 23 the ‘biggest political decision of the century’. British voters should answer the question: ‘Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?’ We have created a Library Special on this topic in order to provide you easy access to our collection: a selective bibliography, newsitems, books, articles and online resources.

Searching the catalogue of the Peace Palace Library is simple: enter Brexit, Referendum, European Union in ‘search’ in our catalogue or search for the Library’s systematic code: ‘European Union’ or ‘European Union: Institutional Affairs’.

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Refugee Crisis in Europe

Refugee crisis in Europe 03Published 12 January 2016

As migration and refugee movements to Europe have gained unprecedented momentum last year and continue to dominate the news, we have created a Library Special on this topic in order to provide you easy access to our collection: a selective bibliography, newsletters, books, articles and online resources.

The Library's systemic code 160c. (Refugees) and 253. (Asylum) or keywords Refugees and Asylum are instrumental for searching through the catalogue. More relevant keywords: Emigration and immigration, Irregular migrants, Expulsion, Convention relating to the Status of RefugeesUNHCR, and Non-Refoulement.

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The Nuremberg Trials Legacy

Published 6 November 2015

Vredespaleis Laden en Lossen04This year we commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Nuremberg Trials against the principal perpetrators of the Hitler regime. The Nuremberg Trials mark an important moment in the history of international law. Individual war criminals, prominent members of the political, military, and economic leadership of Nazi-Germany, were held responsible and indicted for war crimes and crimes against humanity and brought to justice before an international tribunal. The Nuremberg Trials provided a legal framework on which thereafter prosecution of international crimes was built and thus laid the foundation for international criminal law to emerge as a modern discipline.

The Library's classification index code 242. War crimes, 250b. Crimes against international law and subject heading (keyword) Nuremberg Trials are instrumental for searching through the catalogue. More relevant keywords: Germany, History, Holocaust, International crimes, International criminal justice, International criminal law, National socialism, War crimes, War criminals, World War II.

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