ISIS CRIMES IN SINJAR: FILING A LAWSUIT BEFORE ICC AND REPARATION MECHANISMS CRITICAL AND ANALYTICAL REVIEW ARTICLE
This review article analyses ISIS crimes in Sinjar according international criminal law. It has reviewed four main articles and books in this field. It used analytical approach in order to analyse the reviewed articles and books and find out the gaps in such studies. It attempts to answer such questions of whether how to file a lawsuit before ICC and what are the mechanisms of compensating victim of international crimes. The review article revealed that ISIS crimes in Sinjar are considered genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. It also found out that there are only three ways that can be relied upon in order to file a lawsuit before the ICC. Finally, the victims of such international crimes are deserved to be compensated according to international and national laws. It is recommended that an academic research shall be conducted about the ISIS crimes in Sinjar which will explain the procedures of bringing the case to ICC and mechanisms of compensating victims of ISIS crimes, because there is a gap in the researches being conducted in this field.