Inference of intent

Notion(s) Filing Case
Appeal Judgement - 04.12.2001 KAYISHEMA & RUZINDANA
(ICTR-95-1-A)

159.    […] As noted by the Trial Chamber, explicit manifestations of criminal intent are, for obvious reasons, often rare in the context of criminal trials. In order to prevent perpetrators from escaping convictions simply because such manifestations are absent, the requisite intent may normally be inferred from relevant facts and circumstances. […]

See also para. 198.

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Appeal Judgement - 29.09.2014 KAREMERA & NGIRUMPATSE
(ICTR-98-44-A)

632.   […] The Appeals Chamber recalls that knowledge of crimes combined with continued participation in a joint criminal enterprise can be conclusive as to a person’s intent,[1] […]

[1] Krajišnik Appeal Judgement, para. 697.

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