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Article Comparison - Elements of Crimes of the International Criminal Court [*]

Article 6 (a)
Genocide by killing

Elements

1. The perpetrator killed[2] one or more persons.

2. Such person or persons belonged to a particular national, ethnical, racial or religious group.

3. The perpetrator intended to destroy, in whole or in part, that national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such.

4. The conduct took place in the context of a manifest pattern of similar conduct directed against that group or was conduct that could itself effect such destruction.

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[2] The term “killed” is interchangeable with the term “caused death”.