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Historical Review of Civilian Protection by UN Peacekeepers

Siobhán Wills

in Protecting Civilians: The Obligations of Peacekeepers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199533879
eISBN:
9780191714801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533879.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explores the extent to which historically there has been an expectation on the part of the UN, the international community, and local communities that peacekeepers have some obligation ... More


Implications for Peacekeepers and Other Multi-National Forces

Siobhán Wills

in Protecting Civilians: The Obligations of Peacekeepers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199533879
eISBN:
9780191714801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533879.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

In the wake of Rwanda and Srebrenica, the Brahimi report recommended that ‘peacekeepers — troops or police — who witness violence against civilians should be presumed to be authorized to stop it, ... More


The ICJ’s Opinion in Bosnia and Herzegovina v Serbia and Montenegro

Theodor Meron

in The Making of International Criminal Justice: The View from the Bench: Selected Speeches

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608935
eISBN:
9780191729706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608935.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The finding by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) that genocide had occurred in Srebrenica is of fundamental importance, especially following upon the International Criminal Tribunal for the ... More


The Srebrenica Ghost Team

in Justice in the Balkans: Prosecuting War Crimes in the Hague Tribunal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226312286
eISBN:
9780226312309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226312309.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Srebrenica was a UN “safe area” under the watch of a small number of Dutch troops before it was overrun. The Srebrenica massacre occurred in 1995 under the direction of General Mladic and General ... More


Genocide in Eastern Bosnia

Edina Bećirević

in Genocide on the Drina River

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300192582
eISBN:
9780300206807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192582.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents the case studies of seven Eastern Bosnian municipalities where genocide was implemented against Muslims by Bosnian Serb and Serbian forces during the 1992-1995 war, and which ... More


The (Lack of) Impact of the ICTY on the Public Memory of the War in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Jovana Mihajlović Trbovc

in Legacies of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198862956
eISBN:
9780191895531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862956.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter tackles relations between facts established at the Tribunal and acknowledgement of these in the public domain of post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), where three ethnically defined and ... More


Noncompliance with the Geneva Conventions in the Wars of Yugoslav Secession

R. Craig Nation

in Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199379774
eISBN:
9780190690977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199379774.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The wars of Yugoslav secession were characterized by multiple violations of the law of war and armed conflict. Understanding why these violations occurred is an important foundation for determining ... More


Genocide

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

UNPROFOR fails to prevent genocide. The slaughter of over 8,000 Muslim men and boys at Srebrenica in the summer of 1995 forces US action. The United States is going to Bosnia one way or the other as ... More


“Forget About It”

Eelco Runia

in Moved by the Past: Discontinuity and Historical Mutation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168205
eISBN:
9780231537575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168205.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter examines how “moved by the past” can be a form of regression, with particular emphasis on how we may act out a necrophylic relationship with a past that is more dead than we suspect—and ... More


Spots of Time

Eelco Runia

in Moved by the Past: Discontinuity and Historical Mutation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168205
eISBN:
9780231537575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168205.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter examines two categories of historians—the historians who believe that the past exists and the historians who believe that the past does not exist—and argues that both are wrong. More ... More


Courting Contempt

in Justice in the Balkans: Prosecuting War Crimes in the Hague Tribunal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226312286
eISBN:
9780226312309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226312309.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Geoffrey Nice explains some of the difficulties involved in penetrating Milosevic's inner circle and especially in finding a smoking-gun witness. He explained that Milosevic held a subtle but ... More


Introductory Note: The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in 2016

Rafael Nieto-Navia

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2018

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190072506
eISBN:
9780190072520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072506.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991, which is ... More


Immediacy and Authority: Identification Efforts in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the World Trade Center

Amy Mundorff and Sarah Wagner

in Silent Witness: Forensic DNA Evidence in Criminal Investigations and Humanitarian Disasters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190909444
eISBN:
9780197539958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909444.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

As DNA technology becomes more refined and more widely accessible, expectations increase for its ready application in postmortem recovery efforts, whether in response to mass disaster or mass ... More


Introductory Note: The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in 2016

Rafael Nieto-Navia

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190923846
eISBN:
9780190923860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923846.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This Introductory Note refers to the work of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in 2016. During this period the Tribunal delivered three judgements, two by the Trial ... More


Nuremberg’s Legacy: The UN Tribunals for Yugoslavia and Rwanda and the International Criminal Court

Michael Bazyler

in Holocaust, Genocide, and the Law: A Quest for Justice in a Post-Holocaust World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780195395693
eISBN:
9780199362912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395693.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

The Cold War brought the Nuremberg prosecutions to a premature end. It also no longer seemed possible to create an international penal court to adjudge those individuals, including heads of state, ... More


Introductory Note: The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in 2012

Rafael Nieto-Navia

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2013, Volume I

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199388660
eISBN:
9780190271886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388660.003.0051
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The purpose of this chapter is to summarize the decisions adopted by the ICTY. Information on the facts of the case and on the reasoning and decision of the Chamber is given. Some comments by the ... More


Police Interviewers Use Deceptive Ambiguity

Roger W. Shuy

in Deceptive Ambiguity by Police and Prosecutors

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190669898
eISBN:
9780190669928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190669898.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins with an analysis of the Miranda warning, pointing out the opportunities it provides for creating ambiguity. Following this, the chapter points out the ways police interviewers ... More


The War in Libya: The Political Rationale for France

François Heisbourg

in Political Rationale and International Consequences of the War in Libya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767480
eISBN:
9780191821479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767480.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Without France’s political initiative, diplomatic activity, and military engagement, it is arguable that the war in Libya would not have taken place. France’s decision to promote and lead ... More


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