Essays about: "International Humanitarian Law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 149 essays containing the words International Humanitarian Law.

  1. 1. Resurrection of Kriegsraison? The Military Necessity Principle and the Essence of International Humanitarian Law

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

    Author : Finn-Valentin Kolitsch; [2022]
    Keywords : Kriegsraison; International Humanitarian Law; International Human Rights Law; Military Necessity; Principle of Military Necessity; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The ancient Kriegsraison doctrine awarded absolute predominance to the achievement of military advantages in armed conflicts and therefore granted the opportunity to secede from all restrictive laws of war. The doctrine was therefore formally condemned as abusive and inconsistent with modern International Humanitarian Law. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. The possibility for NGOs to increase human rights with cooperation from the governments - A comparative case study within Myanmar and Afghanistan measuring maternal mortality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hedvig Bergqvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Non-governmental organizations; Maternal mortality; Human rights; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : One of the target goals for sustainable development is the reduction of maternal mortality, which is a big health issue in some countries. Even if the research on maternal health care has come far and with the right expertise and supplies, almost all maternal deaths would be preventable. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Past is a Foreign Country : An Examination of the Retrospective Attribution of Organized Armed Groups According to Article 10 of ARSIWA

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Philippa Westling; [2022]
    Keywords : inviolability; state responsibility; attribution; organised armed groups; international humanitarian law; ARSIWA; CPIUN;

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  5. 5. "They can't become the enemy"

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ninn Laxén; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate refugee; WPR; Good International Citizen; Securitization; discourse analysis; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Climate refugees are becoming increasingly common due to increased global warming as a result of excess emissions, the vast majority of which come from the Global North. The aim of this thesis is to examine how the climate refugee issue is described in Swedish media against a backdrop of a potential conflict between a Swedish self-image as progressive in humanitarian matters, and the recent stricter migration policies. READ MORE