Essays about: "the International Criminal Court"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 69 essays containing the words the International Criminal Court.

  1. 1. Immunity from arrest? - An analysis of obligations for State Parties to the Rome Statute to arrest and surrender a Head of State of a state not party to the Statute in a situation referred to the ICC pursuant to a UN Security Council resolution

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Maria Sandén; [2018]
    Keywords : Public international law; International criminal law; Immunity; Head of State immunity; Customary international law; Rome Statute; International Criminal Court; ICC; UN Security Council; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The International Criminal Court (ICC) was created as a compliment to domestic courts in the global fight against impunity. However, customary international law has afforded Heads of State with immunity from prosecution, even for serious international crimes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Girls Used in Armed Conflict – An analysis of the protection of girls, associated with armed groups or forces, through prohibitions on using children in armed conflict

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Sara Hansson; [2018]
    Keywords : Child soldiers; International Humanitarian Law; International Criminal Law; International Human Rights Law; International Human Rights; Children used in armed conflict; Gender and war; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Since the 1970s, the practice of conscripting, enlisting or recruiting children into armed groups or forces has become increasingly common, and many children are used for various tasks in conflicts around the globe. Children are easily persuaded or forced into such armed groups or forces, and they suffer great harm from exposure to violence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fiat iustitia, pereat mundus : The International Criminal Tribunals and the Application of the Concept of Genocide

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Bruna Fonseca; [2018]
    Keywords : ICTR; ICTY; genocide concept; legitimacy; postcolonialism; victor s justice; peace agreements; peace vs. justice dilemma;

    Abstract : The concept of genocide is probably the most debated subject in Holocaust and genocide studies. The political implications to its usage, or resistance to do so, have also been lengthily discussed. READ MORE

  4. 4. "Tempering the Gambler's Nirvanna"  : A Review into to the issues and regulation of Third Party Funding in Investment Treaty Arbitration

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Ryan Smith; [2018]
    Keywords : Investment Treaty Arbitration Third Party Funding;

    Abstract : Third party funding (TPF) is a method of financing legal proceedings, in which a party not directly connected to the proceedings funds one of the disputing parties, usually in return for a percentage of the final monetary settlement. The interests behind TPF are that the funded party will have the resources to pursue their claim, while the funder will be able to profit from a percentage of the final settlement. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Role of the Bourgmestres during the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Rafiki Ubald; [2018]
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    Abstract :  In this thesis I use qualitative comparative methods to analyze The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) court transcripts related to bourgmestres who were in office at the time of the genocide against the Tutsi in 1994. I argue that a few bourgmestres resisted the genocide, others engaged in the genocide after a short-lived resistance, while a larger number totally engaged in the genocide. READ MORE