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Making ecological damage a crime

French President, Emmanuel Macron and activist Greta Thunberg have given support for the creation  of a new crime called “ecocide”.  the deliberate, large-scale destruction of the environment.

Campaigners argue the new crime should be prosecuted through the International Criminal Court.

Jojo Mehta – co-founder of the Stop Ecocide campaign and Dr Rachel Killean – Senior lecturer, School of Law, Queens University Belfast.

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