Essays about: "Targeted Killing"

Found 5 essays containing the words Targeted Killing.

  1. 1. Prescribed burning in Sweden : an evaluation of structural outcomes from restoration oriented prescribed burns

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Virginia Hermanson; [2020]
    Keywords : prescribed burning; restoration; boreal forest; biodiversity burning; dead wood;

    Abstract : The application of prescribed burning as a conservation measure is a growing trend in Fennoscandia to restore forest landscapes that have been heavily impacted by humans. Both intensive management for forestry and wildfire suppression altered the disturbances shaping boreal forests over the past centuries, which seen today are more homogenous, lacking dead wood and deciduous trees, and are in the successional process towards darker Picea abies (Norway spruce) dominated stands. READ MORE

  2. 2. The battle for reparation for cholera victims in Haiti

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

    Author : Alice Wadström; [2017]
    Keywords : Haiti; cholera; reparation; United Nations; human rights; responsibility; moral responsibility; New Approach; the New Approach to cholera in Haiti; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In 2010, an explosive cholera epidemic erupted in Haiti, killing close to 10.000 people and injuring some 800.000. Several scientific reports have traced the spread of the bacterium back to the United Nations base in the Mirebalais in Haiti, which hosted the Nepalese peacekeeping contingent. READ MORE

  3. 3. On the hunt for improvements : possibilities of increasing welfare in captive cheetahs through hunting enrichment

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Jenny Lithner; [2014]
    Keywords : cheetah; captivity; hunting behaviour; environmental enrichment; health; welfare; gepard; djurpark; jaktbeteende; miljöberikning; hälsa; välfärd;

    Abstract : The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) is one of the big feline species kept in zoos worldwide. The wild populations are quite small and therefore the captive population make up an important part of the total population of the world. READ MORE

  4. 4. Killing Terrorists - Armed Drones and the Ethics of War

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Joel Lundquist; [2014]
    Keywords : targeted killing; terrorism; al Qaeda; War on Terror; Pakistan; drones; UAV; Unmanned Ariel Vehicle; unlawful combatant; just war theory; international humanitarian law; human rights; public international law; covert operations; CIA;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to answer the question whether the U.S. policy on targeted killings with combat drones is compatible with the legal doctrine of just war theory, applicable international law, and human rights law. Moreover, this paper intends to examine the legal issues arising from the U. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Legal and Moral Review of the Central Intelligence Agency Operatives in the War on Terrorism

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Sebastian Stjärneblad; [2013]
    Keywords : CIA; Targeted Killing; Terrorism; Humanitarian Law; Just War Theory;

    Abstract : In this essay I examine whether the CIA operatives can be considered as legitimate practitioners of violence in a conflict situation, thus looking through a lens where terrorism is treated as an act of war. This paper does not purport to evaluate and review the legality of targeted killing as a mean of warfare or a tool for criminal enforcement but rather the CIA agent’s status from an international law perspective, specifically humanitarian law. READ MORE