War of Aggression

War of Aggression in Europe

Preparation of a War of Aggression in Germany

Provisions relating to preparation of a war of aggression in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter One Crimes Against the Peace of Nations; High Treason; Endangering the Democratic State Under the Rule of Lawunder the First Title, Crimes Against the Peace of Nations,” located in Section 80 Preparation of a war of aggression, which reads: Whosoever prepares a war of aggression (Article 26 (1) of the Basic Law) in which the Federal Republic of Germany is meant to participate and creates a danger of war for the Federal Republic of Germany, shall be liable to imprisonment for life or for not less than ten years.

Incitement to a War of Aggression in Germany

Provisions relating to incitement to a war of aggression in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter One Crimes Against the Peace of Nations; High Treason; Endangering the Democratic State Under the Rule of Lawunder the First Title, Crimes Against the Peace of Nations,” located in Section 80a Incitement to a war of aggression, which reads: Whosoever publicly incites to a war of aggression (section 80) in a meeting or through the dissemination of written materials (section 11 (3)) within the Federal Republic of Germany shall be liable to imprisonment from three months to five years.

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Notes

  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to incitement to a war of aggression is current as of 2010

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Notes

  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to preparation of a war of aggression is current as of 2010

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