Essays about: "international law in rwanda"

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  1. 1. Immunity from arrest? - An analysis of obligations for State Parties to the Rome Statute to arrest and surrender a Head of State of a state not party to the Statute in a situation referred to the ICC pursuant to a UN Security Council resolution

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

    Author : Maria Sandén; [2018]
    Keywords : Public international law; International criminal law; Immunity; Head of State immunity; Customary international law; Rome Statute; International Criminal Court; ICC; UN Security Council; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The International Criminal Court (ICC) was created as a compliment to domestic courts in the global fight against impunity. However, customary international law has afforded Heads of State with immunity from prosecution, even for serious international crimes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Humanitarian interventions - Should it be legal under contemporary international law?

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

    Author : Maria Alderin; [2018]
    Keywords : Public international law; Humanitarian interventions; Human rights; Responsibility to protect; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Humanitarian interventions is a well debated subject within international law. When it comes to the legality of humanitarian interventions the international community is divided and a lot of material regarding such interventions can be found. READ MORE

  3. 3. Transitional Justice: An Opportunity for Gender Equality?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Görel Wästerlid; Sofie Berglund; [2016]
    Keywords : Bosnia-Herzegovina; Rwanda; ethnic division; sexual violence; equality; feminism; Transitional Justice; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Why is it that countries with similar conflict history can differ severely in contemporary female governmental representation? In this study, a new model to find links between the transitional justice process and modern day governmental equality is presented and used in a comparative case study of Rwanda and Bosnia-Herzegovina. The model is based on a feminist reading of the theory of transitional justice and includes three research points: sexual violence, ethnic division and international involvement. READ MORE

  4. 4. (En)gendered security in Rwanda and Liberia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Desirée Sterner; [2015]
    Keywords : Rwanda; Liberia; UNSCR 1325; post-conflict; en gender security; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Many consider United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 a ground-breaking document, and as a resolution which attest to the new ambition of gender equality in the international community. However, questions remains of the actual effects of UNSCR 1325. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rape as a weapon of war? - A critical legal analysis of the definition of rape and the concept of rape as a weapon of war

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

    Author : Sofia Lundgren; [2015]
    Keywords : våldtäkt som stridsmedel; rape; rape as a weapon of war; folkrätt; public international law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Systematic rape of women in wartime is an ancient issue. For centuries, rape was seen as an inevitable by-product of war and it is not until recently that the international community has recognized rape as a weapon of war. READ MORE