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Recommendations for a convention on mutual legal assistance

, Index number: IOR 51/1651/2020

Amnesty International welcomes the initiative by some states to draft a Convention on International Cooperation in the Investigation and Prosecution of the Crime of Genocide, Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes. Such a Draft Convention has, by enhancing international cooperation in criminal matters, an enormous potential in the international criminal law field, and may become - for those states willing to fight against impunity for crimes under international law, an effective tool in conducting investigations and prosecutions in fair trials.

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