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Atrocities and the ‘Golden Age’ of Humanitarianism

Alex J. Bellamy

in Massacres and Morality: Mass Atrocities in an Age of Civilian Immunity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199288427
eISBN:
9780191745430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288427.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

It is has become common to read that the end of the Cold War brought with it renewed concern for the protection of people from mass violence. In practice, international responses sometimes proved ... More


Forgiveness and Reconciliation in Jus Post Bellum

Andrew Rigby

in Just War Theory: A Reappraisal

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620746
eISBN:
9780748672042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620746.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Until recently, just war theory has rarely, if ever, engaged with questions about what practices might be required to build the just peace for which a just war should have been waged. Most of the ... More


Organizational Complicity: Rwandan Refugee Camps

Chiara Lepora and Robert E. Goodin

in On Complicity and Compromise

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199677900
eISBN:
9780191757273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677900.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter illustrates the fruitfulness of our framework for analysing complicity by reference to events in refugee camps in and around Rwanda after the 1994 genocide. Our focus is in this chapter ... More


From Help to Rescue

Jacques Semelin

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book deals with acts of rescue — defined as a set of actions, whether covert or not, that aim to legally or physically conceal the identity of wanted persons and/or help them escape to a safer ... More


The Problem of Spattered Hands

Jennifer C. Rubenstein

in Between Samaritans and States: The Political Ethics of Humanitarian INGOs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199684106
eISBN:
9780191764660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684106.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Drawing on the example of the Rwandan refugee camps in Zaire after the 1994 Rwandan genocide, Chapter 4 examines “the problem of spattered hands”: how should INGOs respond when their well-intended ... More


Rescuers and Killer-Rescuers Duringthe Rwanda Genocide: RETHINKING STANDARD CATEGORIES OF ANALYSIS

Lee Ann Fujii

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on ‘acts of rescue’ — deliberate actions that people took to keep another person from being killed — committed by various people during the Tutsi genocide in Rwanda. Starting ... More


The BBC Hungarian Service and Rescue of Jews of Hungary, 1940–1945

Frank Chalk

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the role played by the BBC in the rescue of Jews in Hungary during World War II. More specifically, it argues that the BBC only warned Hungarian Jews of the fate that awaited ... More


From “Rescue” to Violence: OVERCOMING LOCAL OPPOSITION TO GENOCIDEIN RWANDA

Scott Straus

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines how the extreme rapidity with which the genocide was carried out facilitated the extermination of Tutsis in Rwanda in 1994. It focuses on how local officials, local elites, and ... More


Crossing a Border to Escape: EXAMPLES FROM THE GISHAMVU AND KIGEMBE COMMUNITIES OF RWANDA

Charles Kabwete Mulinda

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the rescue of Tutsis in the Gishamvu and Kigembe communities — located in the far South of Rwanda on the Burundi Frontier — during the 1994 genocide. It looks at the means by ... More


Social Cohesion and State of Exception: THE MUSLIMS OF MABARE DURING THE GENOCIDE IN RWANDA (APRIL 1994)

Emmanuel Viret

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0030
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the role of the inhabitants of the town of Mabare in the rescue of Tutsis during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. In April 1994, the people of Mabare, most of whom were Muslims, ... More


Rescue, a Notion Revisited

Claire Andrieu

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0031
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book has made an attempt to recast the notion of rescue by offering a new definition and identifying the parameters that characterise rescuers. It has applied this new approach to aid and rescue ... More


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