Essays about: "torture"

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  1. 1. Imputability under the ECHR of EU Assistance to Libya. State jurisdiction and obligations when the EU’s assistance to the Libyan Coast Guard has rights-violating effects on torture.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Sebastian Björnberg; [2020]
    Keywords : ECHR; EU Assistance; Libya; Torture; Jurisdiction; Extraterritorial; Positive obligation; EKMR; EU-stöd; Libyen; Tortyr; Jurisdiktion; Extraterritoriell; Positiv skyldighet;

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  2. 2. THE IMPACT OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION & INFORMATION IN JOURNALISM : “From publish or perish to publish and perish” , An analysis of Media censorship: The case of the Cameroonian Media Landscape.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Elvis Egbe; [2020]
    Keywords : Media;

    Abstract : The role of the media and its relations with governmental institutions is now becoming a great call for concern in our society and more needs to be done in order to balance the relationship, being able to apply a cohesive socio- political connections and implant better policies to enable an effective practice of journalism and freedom of expression especially in sub-Saharan Africa. That is why this paper exposed the infringement of press freedom in Cameroon by depicting how the Cameroonian Government employs a combination of legislative, judiciary, administrative and authoritarian policies in line with its military harassment and torture to effectively enforce, monitor and suppress the control of information within the private media organs in the country. READ MORE

  3. 3. Danger, Docility and the Denial of Death: On Productive Forces of Violent Practices in Prison

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rut Berling; [2020]
    Keywords : Bare life; biopower; discourse of security; force-feeding; F-Type prisons; hunger strike; medical discourse; sovereign power; torture; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis establishes an understanding of violence as discourse in the setting of Turkish prisons, during the death fast in the early 2000s. It uncovers discourses embedded in the acts of torture, hunger striking and force-feeding, each able to produce certain kinds of subjects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Universal Jurisdiction and the Fight Against Torture: Ensuring Accountability Through a Human Rights Centred Approach

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

    Author : Elina Hammarström; [2020]
    Keywords : universal jurisdiction; torture; accountability; public international law; human rights; human rights approach; UNCAT; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Within international human rights law, the prohibition of torture is absolute and uncontroversial. However, despite considerable efforts to end it, torture remains a pervasive problem all over the world, in part due to the widespread impunity for such acts. READ MORE

  5. 5. From Victory to Defeat? How Human Rights Infringements in Foreign Policy During the War on Terror Contributed to the Decline of Democracy in the US

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Marco Bouwmans; [2020]
    Keywords : decline of democracy; foreign policy; human rights infringements; War on Terror; equality; historical institutionalism;

    Abstract : As democracy globally declines according to the indices that measure the level of democracy around the world, existing literature lines up a wide spectrum of explanations for this decline. However, the impact of foreign policy on the domestic democratic system is widely overlooked. READ MORE