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01. Intentional Homicide (ICCS 0101) (criminal system)
1.1.1 Intentional homicide (ICCS 0101), number of offences
Intentional Homicide, number of offences at the national level.
"INTENTIONAL HOMICIDE" is defined as: "Unlawful death inflicted upon a person with the intent to cause death or serious injury".
INCLUSIONS: Murder; honour killing; serious assault leading to death; death as a result of terrorist activities; dowry-related killings; femicide; infanticide; voluntary manslaughter; extrajudicial killings; killings caused by excessive use of force by law enforcement/state officials.
EXCLUSIONS: Death due to legal interventions; justifiable homicide in self-defence; attempted intentional homicide (0102); homicide without the element of intent is non-intentional homicide (0103); non-negligent or involuntary manslaughter (01031); assisting suicide or instigating suicide (0104); illegal feticide (0106); euthanasia (0105).
[Source: International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS), UNODC, Mar 2015, p.33. Web: http://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/statistics/crime/ICCS/ICCS_English_2016_web.pdf]
What is the ICCS?
Data on number of offences of intentional homicide are provided by Member States through the United Nations Survey of Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS). UNODC, 2017].
What is the UN-CTS?


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