Essays about: "de facto states"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 essays containing the words de facto states.

  1. 1. Abkhazia and Russia: A Role Theory Analysis : A Qualitative Study of the Relationship Between a De Facto State and its Patron

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julia Linderfalk; [2022]
    Keywords : Role theory; Abkhazia; Russia; patron-client relationships; role coherence; passive strategy;

    Abstract : This paper investigates why patron states choose to adopt a passive strategy in relation to de facto states. Pål Kolstø from the University of Oslo has claimed that this strategy is based on the assumption that de facto states have nowhere else to turn. In this thesis, role theory is used to expand this claim. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mind the Gaps : Why de facto protection of human rights on social media is so difficult and what could be done about it

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Helena Borgå; [2021]
    Keywords : social media; Facebook; freedom of expression; right to privacy; normative conflict mediation; the identity of legal systems; legal pluralism; international legal subjectivity;

    Abstract : This thesis explores if and how states can regain control over large social media platforms like Facebook, and by doing so ensuring that individuals on those platforms can de facto enjoy their human rights, as enshrined in international treaties. Today, the platforms are crucial facilitators of human rights but at the same time facilitators of threats towards the enjoyment of the same rights. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Interception of Refugees and Migrants on the High Seas- The Scope of Applicability of the Principle of Non-Refoulement and Extraterritorial Jurisdiction

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

    Author : Dilshodakhon Mustafaeva; [2021]
    Keywords : Public International Law; Interception; Refugee; Migrant; extraterritorial jurisdiction; the principle of non-refoulement; migration management; European Convention on Human Rights; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : According to the European Convention on Human Rights, jurisdiction is a prerequisite for holding a contracting state responsible when an allegation of infringement of the ECHR arises, such as the principle of non-refoulement. States implement extraterritorial migration management measures trying to avoid triggering the principle of non-refoulement arguing that it cannot be applied extraterritorially. READ MORE

  4. 4. Passportisation - the new geopolitical strategy? A comparative analysis of Russia’s passportisation policy and its effects on brain drain in the Eastern Neighbourhood

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Louise Grönsund; [2020]
    Keywords : Abkhazia; brain drain; breakaway region; geopolitics; hegemonic power; passportisation; Russia; spheres of influence; South Ossetia; Transnistria; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Russia has been issuing passports to Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus since the Soviet dissolution. Most targeted are secessionist regions of former Soviet states, whose populations are now becoming Russian due to passportisation. READ MORE

  5. 5. State Jurisdiction in Search and Rescue Operations - The Extraterritorial Reach of the European Convention on Human Rights and S.S. and Others v. Italy

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

    Author : Nadja Airaksinen; [2020]
    Keywords : folkrätt; jurisdiction; human rights; search and rescue operations; interceptions; mänskliga rättigheter; migration; public international law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Every year thousands of refugees and migrants take on perilous journeys and cross the Mediterranean, hoping to reach safety and a better life in Europe. These so-called “boat people” often travel on overcrowded and unseaworthy dinghies and regrettably, many lives are lost each year. READ MORE