- Sudan faces sanctions. // BRW;9/23/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 37, p81
Focuses on the agreement of the United Nations Security Council to set up an inquiry into whether ongoing violence in Sudan constitutes genocide. Number of people killed by militias in Darfur; Possibility of economic sanctions against the country.
- A country awakens in "God Sleeps in Rwanda". McGregor, Susan E. // New York Amsterdam News;3/16/2006, Vol. 97 Issue 12, p20
The article presents information on the 2006 Oscar-nominated short documentary film, "God Sleeps in Rwanda." This film shares the stories of five female survivors of one of the worst genocides in human history: the 1994 Rwandan massacre of the country's Tutsi minority and moderate members of the...
- THE CONCEPT OF COMMAND RESPONSIBILITY? SUPERIOR OR "OBJECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY" IN INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW: THE PRACTICE OF THE ICTY AND THE ICTR AND THEIR POSSIBLE IMPACT ON THE ICC. Aksar, Yusuf // Turkish Review of Balkan Studies;2006, Issue 11, p5
One of the main purposes of international humanitarian law is to enforce individual criminal responsibility. As is well known, any person who commits or participates in the commission of a crime is individually criminally responsible for that crime, including such international crimes committed...
- Genocide and Restitution: Ensuring Each Group's Contribution to Humanity. Vrdoljak, Ana Filipa // European Journal of International Law;Vol. 22 Issue 1, p17
The protection of minorities in modern international law is intimately connected with and fuelled the recognition of the crimes of persecution and genocide. Minority protection represented the proactive component of the international efforts to ensure the contribution of certain groups to the...
- THE RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT AFTER LIBYA AND SYRIA. Zifcak, Spencer // Melbourne Journal of International Law;2012, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p59
At the United Nations World Summit in 2005, global political leaders endorsed a new doctrine to govern international political behaviour entitled the 'responsibility to protect'. Pursuant to this doctrine, the nations of the world affirmed that the primary responsibility for the prevention of...
- Accountability for Atrocity: Lessons from Rwanda. Gahima, Gerald // Georgetown Journal of International Affairs;2007, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p107
The article presents the author's view on the accountabilities of the government against the human rights violations in Rwanda. According to the author, it is the effort of the country's government to address and focus on the remarkable aspects of genocide and cites that the government wants to...
- BANGLADESH AMENDS LEGISLATION IN ORDER TO PROSECUTE INTERNATIONAL CRIMES. Ziauddin, Ahmed // Monitor;Nov2009-Apr2010, Issue 39, p14
The article reports on the amendment made by Bangladesh on the legislation International Crimes act in order to address international humanitarian law violations committed by the Pakistani military. It notes on the legal basis provided by the 2009 amendment for the investigation and prosecuiton...
- Confronting Ethnic Cleansing in the Twenty-first Century. Davis, Derek H. // Journal of Church & State;
Presents information on ethnic cleansing, the broader term for genocide, in the twenty-first century. History of ethnic cleansing; Causes of ethnic cleansing; Nature of ethnic cleansing.
- Photo Essay: Tropes of Memory. Meierhenrich, Jens; Lagace, Martha // Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarian;Summer2013, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p289
A photo essay which documents the post-genocide in Rwanda is presented.