Search for dissertations about: "war crimes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words war crimes.

  1. 1. Justice for victims of atrocity crimes prosecution and reparations under international law

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Fanny Holm; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Crime victims; atrocity crimes; genocide; war crimes; crimes against humanity; prosecution; reparations; human rights; jurisdiction; transitional justice; International Law; folkrätt; Law; juridik;

    Abstract : This thesis takes its starting point from the need for a comprehensive approach towards justice following atrocities, and where not only the states in which the crimes were committed have a role to play. The thesis discusses atrocity crime (genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes) prosecution and reparations procedures concerning individuals as two appropriate courses of action, through which non-territorial states may contribute to atrocity prevention and justice for the victims of atrocities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exile Warriors: Violence and Community among Hutu Rebels in the eastern Congo

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Anna Hedlund; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democratic Republic of Congo; Eastern Congo; Rwanda; violence; war; rebel camp; genocide; community; Hutu; identity; structural violence; political violence; rebels; soldier; civilian; refugees; exclusion; victim; perpetrator; Goma; Bukavu; armed groups; post-genocide; conflict; anthropology;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an anthropological study of war and violence in the volatile eastern territories of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ethnographic focus is on one of the largest rebel groups currently operating in the Congo conflicts, the Hutu-dominated Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). READ MORE

  3. 3. The Judging of War Criminals : Individual Criminal Responsibility Under International Law

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department och Law, Stockholm University

    Author : Alex Obote-Odora; Stockholms universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Krigsförbrytelser; LAW JURISPRUDENCE; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK;

    Abstract : Violations of the law of war, particularly in internal armed conflicts, in the 1990s, increased dramatically. This led to the establishment, by the UN Security Council, of international criminal tribunals for former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Quest for Recognition : The Holocaust and French Historical Culture, 1945–65

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of History, Stockholm University

    Author : Johannes Heuman; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; historia; History; France; Holocaust; remembrance; historical culture; narrative; use of history; republicanism; universalism; Jewish identity; historicisation; Europeanisation; antisemitism; Vichy; CDJC; Mémorial de la Shoah; Tombeau du Martyr Juif Inconnu;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the development of Holocaust remembrance in France, taking the activities of the Centre de documentation juive contemporaine in Paris as its focus. By looking at the construction, function, and reception of Holocaust narratives in the twenty years following the end of the War, it shows how remembrance took shape within French historical culture, and, conversely, how representations of the genocide influenced France’s national-historical culture. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Responsibility to Protect by Military Means Emerging Norms on Humanitarian Intervention?

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Law, Stockholm University

    Author : Diana Amnéus; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Responsibility to Protect; humanitarian intervention; international law; international relations; human security; interdisciplinary; constructivism; gender perspective; resolution 1325; LAW JURISPRUDENCE Other law International law; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK Övrig rätt Folkrätt; folkrätt; Public International Law;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an interdisciplinary study on the external ‘Responsibility to Protect’ (R2P) and international law. It focuses on the legal customary process on jus ad bellum by which states try to address the gap between the legitimacy and legality of humanitarian intervention to protect human security within a state against genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. READ MORE