Essays about: "ICTY"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the word ICTY.

  1. 1. The Legality of Expanding Bullets in Non-International Armed Conflicts Under International Humanitarian Law : A Reassessment in Light of Law Enforcement Operations and Present-Day Conditions

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : John Björelind; [2022]
    Keywords : International Humanitarian Law; Law of Armed Conflict; Superfluous injury and unnecessary suffering; expanding bullets; dumdum bullets; customary international law;

    Abstract : In the performance of law enforcement tasks, military forces frequently use expanding bullets. Such bullets are prohibited in international armed conflicts (IAC:s) by treaty, but in non-international armed conflicts (NIAC:s), the matter is regulated by the principle prohibiting means and methods of a nature to cause superfluous injury or unnecessary suffering (SIrUS), and possibly by an independent rule of customary international humanitarian law. READ MORE

  2. 2. State Responsibility for Complicity in Genocide: The Requirement of Mens Rea

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

    Author : Erika Josefsson; [2021]
    Keywords : public international law; international criminal law; state responsibility; genocide; genocide convention; genocidal intent; the mental element; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Denna uppsats syftar till att analysera statsansvar för folkmord, och gör detta mer specifikt genom att undersöka frågan om ansvar för medhjälp till folkmord samt mens rea elementet i folkmordsdefinitionen. År 2007 meddelade ICJ sin dom i the Genocide case, där en av de centrala frågorna för domstolen var ifall en stat kunde hållas ansvarig för folkmord under Folkmordskonventionen. READ MORE

  3. 3. DETERRING THE UNDETERRED: INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL INDICTMENTS AND THE DETERRENT IMPACT ON CONFLICT-RELATED SEXUAL VIOLENCE

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

    Author : Hasini Ransala Liyanage; [2021]
    Keywords : Conflict-Related Sexual Violence; International Tribunals; International Criminal Indictments; Deterrence; Conflict Actor;

    Abstract : CRSV is a tragic consequence of war. Armed actors abuse civilians to varied degrees in different strategic settings breaching international humanitarian laws. Towards this end, international legal interventions are a widely accepted response. 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. Butterfly Effect on Leash: The Calculated Use of ICTY’s Rationales as a Persuasive Authority in Strengthening the Criminal Dimension of the Positive Obligations under the ECHR

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

    Author : Erlina Tafa; [2018]
    Keywords : Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Originally from chaos theory, “the butterfly effect” as a concept indicates the verisimilitude of how the most insignificant thing can have a significant ripple effect in a certain process. By analogy, courts are not immune to the “butterfly effect”. READ MORE