In view of the extreme gravity and immediacy of the war crimes that the Japan Empire nationals (protected persons of the GCIV) have been subjected to genocide continuously in the occupied territory of Taiwan (Formosa and the Pescadores);

On 7 January 2020, the Government of the sovereign State of the Empire of Japan (Japan Empire), has submitted the “Declaration Accepting the Jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court” to the honorable Registrar Mr. Peter Lewis of the International Criminal Court in conformity with Article 12 (3) of the Rome Statute.

GA 13 031 A4