Essays about: "Crimes Against Humanity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 essays containing the words Crimes Against Humanity.

  1. 1. Is the R2P- principle inefficient against the Security Council’s veto system? : - China’s indoctrination camps of Uyghur and Kazakh Muslim minorities in Former East Turkestan

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Tansulu Altay; [2018]
    Keywords : China; Xinjiang; East Turkestan; Uyghurs; Kazakhs; Responsibility to protect principle; R2P- principle; Ethnic cleansing; Genocide; Crimes against humanity; War crime; Atrocity crimes; Human rights; War on terror; Muslim oppression; Muslims; Islam; The veto; Double veto; Veto system; Draft resolutions; United Nation’s Security Council; UNSC; UN Charter; International law; International Public Law; International Humanitarian law;

    Abstract : During the UN World Summit 2005 all Member States of the United Nations unanimously accepted the Responsibility to protect- principle (R2P- principle), that each member state shall protect its own population from ethnic cleansing, genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. During the set-up of the United Nations and the Security Council’s veto system in the San Francisco Conference 1945, the five permanent members of the Security Council promised that their right to veto would be used “sparingly” and in the “interest” of the world organization, to safeguard “the International peace and security”. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Defense of Superior Orders - Article 33 of the ICC statute: a departure from customary international law?

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

    Author : Marcus Abrahamsson; [2018]
    Keywords : public international law; international criminal law; jurisprudence; law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The defence of superior orders is the answer to what is called the soldier’s dilemma. This is so called since on the one hand, a soldier is bound by national legislation, military practice, and often psychological pressure to unquestioningly follow the orders of his superior. READ MORE

  3. 3. Responsibility to Protect – A larger tool than anticipated? An analysis of the potential usage of structural violence in the Responsibility to Protect

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Robin Holst; [2017-11-23]
    Keywords : Responsibility to Protect; structural violence; direct violence; genocide; crimes against humanity; passive killing;

    Abstract : On a daily basis, many people around the world die due to starvation, structural discrimination and other actions which can be prevented by state actors. The international community has agreed that the sovereignty of the state is vital, which means that what happens within a state is up to their legitimate rulers, with a few exceptions. READ MORE

  4. 4. No Place Like Home: Development-Induced Displacement - A Crime of Forcible Transfer of Populations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Magdalena Nergården; [2017]
    Keywords : Public International Law: International Human Rights Law: Criminal Law: Development-induced displacement: Forcible transfer of population: Crimes against humanity:; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how crimes against humanity in general and the crime of forcible transfer of population in particular, cover the most serious situations of development-induced displacement. The focus lies on the legal protection through international criminal law of persons displaced in an unjustified way as a result of development projects, such as the building of dams, roads, and other infrastructure, as well as the exploitation of natural resources in mining and oil projects, to name just a few examples. READ MORE

  5. 5. The limits of mens rea in Crimes against Humanity - Assessment, liberalism, thresholds

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

    Author : Hugo Lundberg; [2017]
    Keywords : mens rea; crimes against humanity; intent; knowledge; liberalism; lauterpacht; chomsky; international criminal law; icty; ictr; icc; al-shifa; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Straffrättsligt ansvar har mycket länge förutsatt uppsåt eller vetskap om den företagna handlingen, så kallad mens rea eller "skyldigt sinnelag". Hur en sådan bedömning görs är inte självklart. READ MORE