Richard Ashby Wilson

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Richard Ashby Wilson is Professor of Law and Anthropology at the University of Connecticut, Author of Incitement on Trial: Prosecuting International Speech Crimes (Cambridge UP, 2017).

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The Hartford Guidelines on Speech Crimes in International Criminal Law

Armed conflicts and mass atrocities are usually preceded by a propaganda campaign in which politicians and public figures foment ethnic, national, racial or religious hatred, and incite their followers to acts of violence. Since the ancient Greeks, criminal law has held the person inciting the crime as responsible as the material perpetrator and yet historically, the international legal…

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