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A Long Way from Home: Witnesses before International Criminal Tribunals
1University of Nottingham
Citation Information: International Commentary on Evidence. Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages –, ISSN (Online) 1554-4567, DOI: 10.2202/1554-4567.1055, April 2007
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This article examines the problems that stem from cultural and linguistic differences when international courts make use of witness evidence and points to the need for courts to hear expert testimony on the language and culture of the place where the crime was committed.