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Uphold principle of subsidiarity in addressing genocide and war crimes, Vatican diplomat says

December 03, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: “Any State seeking to exercise universal jurisdiction must have some concrete link to the facts or to the parties concerned in the case, such as the presence of the accused or of the victims in its territory,” said Archbishop Bernardito Auza. “We must therefore persevere in the delicate and difficult task of finding a balance between sovereign concerns and the need to hold accountable the perpetrators of the most heinous crimes.”

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