§ Lord Houghton of Sowerby
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What international institution or agreement exists to bring to justice those guilty of war crimes in the Gulf war and in present hostilities in the Balkans.
§ Baroness Chalker of Wallasey
None. Grave breaches of the Geneva Conventions can, in theory, be prosecuted in the national courts of any state party to the conventions; in the United Kingdom prosecutions could be carried out under the Geneva Conventions Act 1957.