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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/18925

Title: Bil'in and Beyond - Prosecuting Corporate Complicity in War Crimes under Canadian Law
Authors: Moffatt, Shane
Advisor: Bhuta, Nehal
Department: Law
Keywords: corporate complicity
war crimes
criminal liability
Bil'in
Issue Date: 15-Feb-2010
Abstract: This paper outlines a prosecutorial framework by which Canadian corporations can be held criminally liable for their involvement in war crimes, crimes against humanity or genocide. Combining the provisions of the Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Act with the corporate liability standards found in the Canadian Criminal Code, a standard of liability emerges which appears well designed to generate findings of guilt against multinational corporations with complicated ownership structures, a myriad of representatives and far-flung operations. This model standard, it is hoped, might furthermore contribute to the global debate regarding multinational corporate accountability. By applying the proposed framework to two Canadian corporations constructing internationally illegal settlements on the farmlands of Bil‘in in the West Bank, I therefore seek to test its practical relevance, as well as to demonstrate the theoretical underpinnings and legal sources (domestic and international) which would support its application, both in this instance and beyond.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/18925
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