Essays about: "guantanamo bay"

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  1. 1. STRETCHING THE BOUNDARIES OF COUNTERTERRORISM : A study on the evolution of extraterritoriality withinAmerican counterterrorism

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Kajsa Anjala-Ljungkvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Counterterrorism; extraterritoriality; sovereignty; contingent sovereignty; constitutional rights; human rights; Guantanamo;

    Abstract : This thesis sets out to research the phenomenon that is extraterritoriality within Americancounterterrorism, doing as such by analyzing four policy reports from four differentpresidential administrations. The purpose of this thesis is to research the evolution ofextraterritoriality within counterterrorism policy based on the knowledge that there has been achange regarding the matter, significantly following the events of the 11th of Septemberterrorist attacks in 2001. READ MORE

  2. 2. The United States’ compliance with international law in the treatment of detainees captured in Afghanistan held at Guantanamo Bay

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Sara Rising; [2007]
    Keywords : Folkrätt; Law and Political Science;

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  3. 3. Prisoner of War or Unlawful Combatant : An Evolution of International Humanitarian Law

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Ekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jenny Östberg; [2006]
    Keywords : Prisoners of War; Unlawful Combatant; International Humanitarian Law; Guantánamo Bay; War on Terrorism; History; John Rawls; Constructivism;

    Abstract : The construction of International Humanitarian Law and the norms regarding protection of prisoners of war have evolved as a reaction to the horrors of war. After September 11 and the following war on terrorism the notion of POWs has been widely debated. READ MORE

  4. 4. Guantanamo Bay, a legal black hole?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Hanna Danwall; [2005]
    Keywords : Folkrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Guantanamo Bay has been in the centre of medias attention for a while, especially since the United States in the year 2002 began placing taliban and al-Qaida detainees there. Much of the attention has concerned the United State's lack of compliance with the Geneva Conventions and the protection that it affords prisoners of war. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inter Arma Silent Leges? Applying Humanitarian and Human Rights Law to the Swedish Citizen at Guantanamo Bay.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Christer-Nilsson; [2004]
    Keywords : Folkrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Since January 2002, a Swedish citizen has been detained at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. He was captured in Pakistan during the post-September 11 war between Afghanistan and the United States and subsequently brought to Guantanamo, where he has now passed his two years imprisonment. READ MORE