Essays about: "international law in rwanda"

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  1. 16. Special Rules for Special Courts? - The United Nations International Criminal Courts from a Human Rights Perspective

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Mikael Ekman; [2009]
    Keywords : Folkrätt; Processrätt; Straffrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The International Criminal Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda symbolise the commitment of the international community to put an end to impunity and to reintroduce justice and due process where it has long been denied. With the addition of the Special Court for Sierra Leone and the International Criminal Court international criminal justice has developed into a permanent feature of international law. READ MORE

  2. 17. How Gender and the Right to Culture have Influenced the Development of Modern International Criminal Law: A Study on the Crime of Gender-Based Persecution under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Emily Mackay; [2008]
    Keywords : International Human Rights Law and Intellectual Property Rights; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Nearly a decade has passed since the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (''Rome Statute'') on 17 July 1998. International criminal law has advanced considerably during this period, particularly with respect to the crime of gender-based persecution. READ MORE

  3. 18. Current Development of the Concept of Genocide in the Jurisprudence of the Ad Hoc Tribunals and Its Possible Further Impact on the Practice of the International Criminal Court

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Iryna Marchuk; [2008]
    Keywords : International Human Rights Law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Though the practice of genocide traces its roots back to the atrocities committed in the ancient times, however, the international community has shown its reluctance to acknowledge the existence of that horrific crime. The impunity for the Armenian genocide perpetrated by the Young Turks of Ottoman Empire in 1915 had a significant impact on Adolf Hitler who referred to the Ottoman killings of Armenians in his political speeches justifying Nazi's brutal policy. READ MORE

  4. 19. Dealing with genocide - The judicial responses to the 1994 atrocities in Rwanda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Ericka Olivares; [2008]
    Keywords : Folkrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Today, 14 years have gone since the whole world turned their backs on Rwanda, the small country in East Africa, during a time when its population needed us the most. These were the same nations that already after the Second World War had made a promise about ''Never Again'', then meaning that they would never again allow another attempt to exterminate an entire ethnic group. READ MORE

  5. 20. Considerations on the ICC exercise of jurisdiction in the light of past International Criminal Law experience

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Felix Mukwiza Ndahinda; [2008]
    Keywords : International Human Rights Law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The present study is dedicated to a discussion on the efficiency of exercise of ICC jurisdiction, based on past international criminal law experience. While acknowledging the unprecedented significance of the establishment of a permanent international criminal court, it focuses on the numerous perceived shortcomings in the ICC statute system, likely to constitute major challenges in the court's efforts to exert jurisdiction over those crimes falling within its subject matter competence. READ MORE