Essays about: "Genocide"

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  1. 21. 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]
    Keywords : ;

    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

  2. 22. Post-genocide gender equality : Understanding the gender equality process within the political sphere after the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsi

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik; Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Aleksandra Avramovic; Sanna Ringh; [2018]
    Keywords : Changing gender roles; Feminism; Political empowerment; Reconstruction; Rwanda  ;

    Abstract : Inspire by article 1 of the Human Rights Declaration, which states that every human is born free and equal, this thesis highlights gender equality and the process towards political empowerment, using the example of Rwanda. A country known for being one of the world’s leading countries regarding women’s representation in the parliament. READ MORE

  3. 23. Humanitarian interventions - Should it be legal under contemporary international law?

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

    Author : Maria Alderin; [2018]
    Keywords : Public international law; Humanitarian interventions; Human rights; Responsibility to protect; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Humanitarian interventions is a well debated subject within international law. When it comes to the legality of humanitarian interventions the international community is divided and a lot of material regarding such interventions can be found. READ MORE

  4. 24. At the Endpoint of Violence : A comparative study between the genocide in Bosnia Herzegovina and the conflict in Georgian Abkhazia

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

    Author : Linnea Lönnberg; [2018]
    Keywords : genocide; violent escalation; genocidal intent; Bosnia-Hercegovina; Georgia; Abkhazia;

    Abstract : In an attempt to bridge the gap between theories of violent escalation and those of genocide, this paper theorizes genocide to be a strategic choice by leaders in response to a situation which they perceive to lack alternatives. This situation is expected to evolve out of a violent escalation, more precisely civil war. READ MORE

  5. 25. 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