INTERNATIONAL: What of the Guilty?

Erudite Dr. Oscar Stevenson, professor of penal law at the University of Brazil, proposed last week at Rio de Janeiro that war guilt be pinned on: 1) government leaders; 2) military executives; 3) ministers; 4) sovereigns┬Śnot on the common people of aggressor nations. In a resolution referred to a committee of the Inter-American Bar Association for further study, he urged that war criminals be tried by civilian-military courts of their fellow countrymen.


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