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. Fiat iustitia, pereat mundus : The International Criminal Tribunals and the Application of the Concept of Genocide

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Bruna Fonseca; [2018]
    Keywords : ICTR; ICTY; genocide concept; legitimacy; postcolonialism; victor s justice; peace agreements; peace vs. justice dilemma;

    Abstract : The concept of genocide is probably the most debated subject in Holocaust and genocide studies. The political implications to its usage, or resistance to do so, have also been lengthily discussed. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. The Defense of Superior Orders - Article 33 of the ICC statute: a departure from customary international law?

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

    Author : Marcus Abrahamsson; [2018]
    Keywords : public international law; international criminal law; jurisprudence; law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The defence of superior orders is the answer to what is called the soldier’s dilemma. This is so called since on the one hand, a soldier is bound by national legislation, military practice, and often psychological pressure to unquestioningly follow the orders of his superior. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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