Essays about: "international law in rwanda"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 28 essays containing the words international law in rwanda.

  1. 21. A RACE BETWEEN EDUCATION AND CATASTROPHE? THE ROLE OF MINORITY ISSUES IN THE PREVENTION OF CRIMES UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Julia Gebhard; [2008]
    Keywords : International Human Rights Law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Minorities are the part of a population that suffer most from conflict and are most likely to become victims of crimes under international law. This is acknowledged by one of the fundamental principles of minority rights law, namely the contribution to peace and stability. READ MORE

  2. 22. United Nations Peacekeeping: A Viable Instrument Fifty Years After its Establishment?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Siv Thorsköld; [2008]
    Keywords : Folkrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The United Nations (UN) was founded to save future generations from the horrors of war. Maintenance of peace and security is the highest priority of the Organization and peacekeeping missions are tasked to meet this challenge. READ MORE

  3. 23. Truth and Reconciliation in Sub-Saharan Africa : Transitional Justice in South Africa, Sierra Leone and Rwanda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Minna Nauclér; [2007]
    Keywords : transitional justice; reconciliation; South Africa; Sierra Leone; Rwanda; Sydafrika; sanningskommissioner; försoning; Human rights; Mänskliga rättigheter; Peace and conflict research; polemology; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The Sub-Saharan African countries of South Africa, Sierra Leone and Rwanda have recently gone through post-conflict political transitions where one of the main dilemmas is how to deal with the past. The three countries have all opted for a transitional justice mechanism that involves truth-telling in order to address past abuses, and with the prospect of reconciliation. READ MORE

  4. 24. Does the Gacaca system in Rwanda provide an effective remedy in compliance with international norms and standards?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Andrea Algård; [2006]
    Keywords : Folkrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Rwanda is endeavouring to deal with its evil past of internal war and genocide to enable a peaceful future. Conflicts between Tutsis and Hutus dominate the Rwandan history. An estimated one million persons were massacred during the 1994 genocide directed against Tutsis and moderate Hutus. READ MORE

  5. 25. When Theory Meets the Janjaweed - An Analysis of the Factors that Determine UN Humanitarian Intervention in Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anna-Linn Persson; [2006]
    Keywords : UN Humanitarian Intervention; Political Will; Somalia; Rwanda; Darfur; Political and administrative sciences; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Although many may argue that there is a developing norm of "the responsibility to protect", there has not been any decision by the UN Security Council to intervene militarily in the humanitarian crisis in Darfur. The aim of this thesis is to examine the factors that concern UN humanitarian intervention in Africa, and why the Security Council has not intervened to stop the atrocities committed by the government of Sudan and its allied Janjaweed militias. READ MORE