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

Article 8 (2) (b) (xv)
War crime of compelling participation in military operations


1. The perpetrator coerced one or more persons by act or threat to take part in military operations against that person’s own country or forces.

2. Such person or persons were nationals of a hostile party.

3. The conduct took place in the context of and was associated with an international armed conflict.

4. The perpetrator was aware of factual circumstances that established the existence of an armed conflict.