Immunities of heads of state, heads of government and ministers of Foreign affairs related to criminal jurisdiction for commission of international crimes Academic Article Review


  • Revista Chilena de Derecho


  • The objective of this article is to analyze the evolution of the principle of State immunity and of its highest members from a perspective of the ethical and material ends of international society and the humanization process of its legal order and basis. In that sense, this article seeks to approach the different displays of State representatives' immunities, focusing on the issue which has been developed in the most recent years: the criminal immunity of Heads of State, Heads of Government and Foreign Ministers in the context of international crimes.

publication date

  • 2016/4/1


  • Society
  • head of state
  • humanization
  • immunity
  • jurisdiction
  • legal basis
  • legal order
  • minister
  • offense

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0716-0747

number of pages

  • 31

start page

  • 251

end page

  • 281