Search for dissertations about: "war crimes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 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; Monica Burman; Per Bergling; Pål Wrange; [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; [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; Göran Melander; [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 : Stockholm University

    Author : Johannes Heuman; Pär Frohnert; Claudia Lenz; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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 Quest for Recognition : The Holocaust and French Historical Culture, 1945–65

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of History, Stockholm University

    Author : Johannes Heuman; Pär Frohnert; Claudia Lenz; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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; historia; History;

    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