Essays about: "international law in rwanda"

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  1. 11. Responsibility to Protect - An emerging norm or part of sovereignty?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Elina Jonsson; [2014]
    Keywords : sovereignty; responsibility to protect; jus cogens; erga omnes; intervention; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The main controversy in international law the past decades has been the approach to a non-international conflict exposing civilians to threats of genocide or mass atrocities. One corner stone of international law is the protection of a state and its internal affairs, the principle of non-intervention; another one is the protection of human rights. READ MORE

  2. 12. Law+Impunity=Legitimacy? Rethinking liberal legitimacy of international law with a feminist critical approach

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Emelie Weski; [2012]
    Keywords : International Criminal Tribunal of Rwanda; International Criminal Tribunal of former Yugoslavia; Special Court of Sierra Leone; Sexual violence; Michael Walzer; Immanuel Kant; Liberalism; Feminism; Impunity; Legitimacy; Political fit; Moral consensus; Law;

    Abstract : In here, the criminalization of sexual violence is a manifestation of increased recognition of feminism, and proof of international law reaching at liberal criteria for legitimization. Though, in making conclusions other necessary criteria for fully recognized legitimacy are acknowledged (such as other types of rights, types of security and other levels for analysis). READ MORE

  3. 13. Do Not Tell Me Soldier… A review of the requirement for knowledge in the Command Responsibility doctrine

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Jakob Adolfsson; [2012]
    Keywords : Criminal law; international criminal law; command responsibility; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Command responsibility is a mode of criminal responsibility that developed mostly during the 20th century and provides the opportunity to charge military commanders and other superiors for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by their subordinates by proving three criteria. To begin with, the commander must have exercised effective control over the subordinate, moreover the commander must have had a degree of knowledge about the crime being committed and lastly he or she must have failed to prevent and /or punish the crime. READ MORE

  4. 14. Witness Protection in International Criminal Court

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Romina Beqiri; [2011]
    Keywords : rights of the accused; international criminal court; witness protection measures; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The witness is universally considered to be one the most instruments to ascertain the truth in criminal proceedings or as Bentham says “Witnesses are the eyes and the ears of justice.” Under the International Criminal Court (ICC)’s legal framework, witnesses who testify before the Court, persons at risk and their interaction with the Court because of testimony at the ICC are entitled to the protection of the Court not as a party, rather than an instrument to produce evidence. READ MORE

  5. 15. Preventing Future Human Rights Violations - Truth Commissions or Tribunals?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Josefine Isaksson; [2009]
    Keywords : Folkrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In the past few decades the ways of addressing past atrocities in states on the verge of transition from abusive regimes to human rights abiding democracies have developed into an area of international law commonly known as 'Transitional Justice'. The focus lies on facilitating the transition through different measures with the purpose of addressing the past and seeking reparation for the victims. READ MORE