Essays about: "torture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 essays containing the word torture.

  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. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. The extraterritorial application of the European Convention on Human Rights and the United Nations Convention against Torture in frozen conflict regions as a tool of ensuring the prohibition of torture — the cases of Transnistria and Abkhazia

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

    Author : Lidia Carchilan; [2019]
    Keywords : frozen conflict; grey zones; extraterritoriality; jurisdiction; state responsibility; torture; de facto governments; effective control; Transnistria; Abkhazia; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The existence of frozen conflicts in Europe are posing difficulties in the application of international human rights treaties. This is due to, de facto governments of break-away regions not cooperating with international mechanisms and refusing to comply with regional and international instruments. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sexual violence in non-international armed conflict: a tactic of warfare or an act of torture under international law?

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

    Author : Tyson Nicholas; [2019]
    Keywords : Conflict-related sexual violence; sexual violence in armed conflict; war crime; crime against humanity; genocide; torture; tactic of warfare; international humanitarian law; international human rights law; international criminal law; non-international armed conflict; UN Security Council Resolution 1820 2008 ; Un Security Council Resolution 1325 200 ; Women Peace and Security; South Sudan; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Conflict-related sexual violence should not be regarded just a symptom of war or evidence of its violent excess. It is criminalised as a violation of international law, as a war crime, a crime against humanity and, in some cases, as a component of genocide. READ MORE