Essays about: "Genocide"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 91 essays containing the word Genocide.

  1. 1. Gender Groups and the Genocide Convention's Protected Groups

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Filip Hassellind; [2018-02-15]
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    Abstract : This thesis explores the crime of genocide in connectivity to ‘gendercides’. Its aim is to investigate whether including gender groups as a protected group in the Genocide Convention is theoretically plausible. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Female Representation and Development : A case study of the gender-sensitive developmental outcomes of female representation in the Rwandan parliament

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anna Kylili; [2018]
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    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to examine the relation between women’s representation and gender-sensitive development, or women-friendly issues. This is done through a case study of Rwanda, a country that has faced rapid development and increase in women representatives in parliament which makes the country unique and useful for this study. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Justifying the Unforgivable: how ideology shapes patterns of violence of Boko Haram and Al-Shabaab

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Gerdine Post; [2018]
    Keywords : Ideology; Violence against Civilians; Armed Groups; Threat Perceptions; Exclusionary Ideology; Civil Conflict; Boko Haram; Al-Shabaab;

    Abstract : The question of how armed group ideology influences its behaviour has been tentatively explored in the past decade. However, which role distinct ideological commitments play in civilian targeting has not been satisfactorily discussed thus far. READ MORE