The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, U.Va.

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

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Tentative Draft - The Apprehension and Punishment of War Criminals

Tentative Draft - The Apprehension and Punishment of War Criminals

Date 2 July 1945
Language English
Collection C.W.J. Phelps Collection
Box Box 2
Folder Second Phelps Scrap Book
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
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First page states : Tentative Draft. Preliminary Only and Not to be Taken as Representing Dept. of State Policy. Discusses four salient points to the prosecution of war criminals and the establishment war crimes tribunals. These include: "(1) the problem of determining who are war criminals, giving due regard to the conclusions reached by the United Nations War Crimes Commission; (2) the apprehension and treatment of war criminals pending trial; (3) their trail and punishment; (4) the special status of the Emperor."