Religious Ethnic Cleansing by Russia in Chechnya
The Russians did not allow the Chechens to return to their homes. Terefore, b the time of perestroika, areformation and restructuring political movement, Cechen adults had been born in Siberian exile (Khamidov 2002). Te Chechens did not want to live close to the Russians because...
Annotation of an article
The economic part meant denying employment to minorities, wile social sanctions, sch as curfews and limited possessions were applied to them too. I addition, te most horrible forms of ethnic cleansing were murdering these people by shooting and bombing their houses, ad forcing fathers to...
After Qhadafi came to realise this aspect of the protest, h quickly turned to violent means to kill the protest which was keeping his position in the establishment in jeopardy. “he General Assembly suspended Libya’s membership in the Human Rights Council last month in the...
Public international law
The responsibility of the States to support insurrectional movement, i is highly essential to understand the concept of sound responsibility and what it entails. Wth respect to the notion of PIL, potecting individuals from genocide, ehnic cleansing and crimes against humanity is the key responsibility...
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Breakup of Yugoslavia from 1991-1995
Rather than focus on a single explanatory model, tis research study looks at the totality of the factors and conditions leading up to and culminating in conflict and ending with the break-up of Yugoslavia. In other words, tis research paper will not attempt to fit...
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Underlying Causes of Ethnic Violence: The Case of Yugoslavia
According to Oberschall, Anthony (2000), four views can be taken in the Yugoslav conflict. These views are the primordialism view, the instrumentalist views, the constructive views and the view that centers on the breakdown of the security dilemma. Although there are many political scientists that...
Holocaust and Genocide in Rwanda
The Holocaust was not only the result of the triumph of the Nazism but originated from the long-term traditions of Anti-Semitism in Germany. Te totalitarianism of the Nazi regime with its intensive propaganda of Anti-Semitic ideology, wich engrained German society in 1930s, eploited and exaggerated...
Muslims in Myanmar
Of Muslim oppression “is believed to have started in 1784 when Burman Buddhists invaded Arakan. 3 She demonstrates through evidence gathered in her report that though ethnic and religious minorities suffer in general under the repressive regime of the government, “t seems to be...
Society and Culture
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Explaining Ethnic Cleansing
At this stage, one could say that crime and ethnic conflict are issues that are best explained by both structure and agency. Both issues concern social and individual dimensions. The Holocaust, for instance, could be explained as the outcome of Hitler’s...
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Conflicts in former Yugoslavia
These circumstances historically favoured two particular circumstances: te area of the former Yugoslavia could be easily reached, ether by migration or invasion, fom most directions, bt traffic and exchange between the provinces was often difficult which led to a strong definition of identity and often...
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Core- Global issues
The issue of having universal human rights has been one of the debates for several decades in global perspective. Te debate has majorly focused on whether it is appropriate to have universal human rights that cuts across all the nations in the world. Een though...
The Responsibility to Protect in Darfur
It is important to note that the concept of Responsibility to Protect is to be considered a social and global norm, bt it is not a written law or policy. Te main proponents of this policy to base the premise of its development on the...
Universal Human Rights
This is in regards to the issues of rights, jstice, feedom as well as transparency that each and every individual should be entitled (Smith, 2013). Tis can be quite beneficial if such human rights exist in the form in which they are observe by all...
When such a diverse mix of people live in close association with one another, tere are bound to be problems of magnanimous effects. Tis results in racial prejudice cropping up for all the wrong reasons. Te onus for making it work lies solely on the...
Race and Ethnicity
The nation is most tribal in the USA in their art, lnguage, ad customs. Ats or crafts considered to be truly Cherokee include double wall basketry, cay pottery, wven textiles, iems produced from gourd and things made from river cane and cotton. Te Cherokee are...
Reflective Journal (1,000 words plus bibliography)
I read about the 8 stages of genocide by Genocide Watch, a organization from Netherlands (January, 2007, p 114), wich made me feel quite enlightened as this gave me a deep insight into Another eye-catching bit was related to acknowledging how genocide as an object...
Fear and Indifference Reinforce Oppression and Individual Courage
Aside from oppression, indifference also reinforces social inequality. Ian Frazier takes a unique cause that not everyone wants to respond to- the cause of resisting taxing the rich. With a sarcastic tone, he notes that there is no good in taxing the rich because they...
One of the most important things that I have learnt from taking this class is that there are positive and negative aspects to every regime. Dspite the horrors of the Holocaust and eugenic policy, tere are some interesting and potentially quite liberal aspects of the...
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The growing ethnic heterogeneity of societies around the world has prompted some to predict that incidence of intercommunal violence will further increase in the very near future. (Bryn jar 2005, p. 153)
During civil wars or intercommunal conflicts, distinctions between civilians and soldiers, men and women,...
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Although some wanted direct military action, oten French, Bitish or American, i ending a particular conflict, mst governments have traditionally favored other instruments of diplomacy: plitical pressure, eonomic sanctions and imposed settlement through international bodies such as the United Nations. As Carleton, &Stohl (1985) have...
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Liberal Theories of International Relations
However, as the experience since 1991 shows us, the collective security mechanism delivered little of what it promised. The lack of political will perpetuated conflicts throughout the 1990s – most notably in the Balkans and in Rwanda – and it does so still, in present...
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A Cry from the Grave by Leslie Woodhead
Before taking a look at the documentary and assessing the role of the military in a conflict, it is necessary to get a historical perspective of the Srebrenica massacre. During the period of April – June 1992, there was a huge campaign about ethnic cleansing...
Kosovo & Serbia
The battle for ascendancy assumed a different complexion with the arrival of Ottoman Turks toward the end of the century. Unlike other contenders, the Ottoman Turks were more powerful, militarily better organized and renowned for shrewd tactics. Serbian attempts to push back Turkish...
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Bible And Reconciliation
Through her organization, which she formed in 2007, she has managed to help thousands of displaced Christians throughout Iraq with food, shelter, and medicine. Through her activism and several media appearances on Fox News, News Max, and other several Christian radio programs, she has tirelessly...
The application of clientelism in bureaucratic governments, Geen and Ward affirm that clientelism serves as an opportunity for clandestine interactions, wich culminate in the violation of human rights. Te book essentially provides a crude depiction of how police crime, sate-corporate crime, sate-organized crime, a well...
FULL analysis of Grbavica (the movie) + Women Rape in Bosnia
The mother – daughter tandem portrayed in the movie was of course a powerful angle itself to create impact on the viewers. Tere was a mother who had tried to conceal the truth to her daughter’s identity of being a product of rape. Istead of...
Is There a Responsibility to Protect in International Law
Of international law on the part of one state can be the subject of international response. 8Article 4 of the African Union Constitutive Act bears this out. Under Article 4 not only are contracting states required to respect the sovereignty of other contracting states, tey...
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Terror Threat Assessment in France
When considering the extent to which these terrorist threats remain a common occurrence in France, oe has to examine the extent to which the French government has enacted strict laws to prevent any such occurrence. Ater the mid-1990’s attacks the French developed a sophisticated intelligence...
Solution of ethnic civil war
He further argues that intermingled population creates serious security dilemmas for each group involved and therefore it is important that groups at conflict must be removed from each other in order to provide a viable solution to the overall problem. H therefore argues that the...
What Are the Dangers of Ethnonationalism SOC300
Before Yugoslavia crumbled, for example, it constituted eighteen different ethnic groups and six nations. After the wars, only a few became states. These different groups were held together by a federal government ruled by one party - the communist party. The Yugoslavian wars started when...
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The development of any war is based on mutual activity from both the fighting parties. Te theory is critical in analysing the events that lead to war and actions which play an important part in the overall progression. Te conduct of the combatants in the...
Genocide in the 20th Century
Having won many followers, Yung Turks began expanding their territory eastwards of Turkey. Hwever, tey met some resistance in this area since it was dominated by Christian Armenians. I is then that the second extreme nationalist movement evolved. Tis group comprised of anti-Armenian Islamic extremists...
Conflict analysis frameworks for Chechen War
The fall of the Soviet Union was clearly a precipitating cause for the conflict between Russia and Chechnya (Dunlop 89). W can see the situation erupting and becoming much more complicated. Uder the Soviet Union all of the ethnic tensions in Eurasia were tamped down...
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Exercise Russia's R2P concept towards South Ossetia and Abkhazia
Abkhazia’s fight for independent state since the early 1990s has significantly damaged its economy. Dring the Soviet era, lss than 20% of the Abkhazia’s population consisted ethnic Abkhaz, wile remaining population was constituted by Georgians (Abkhazia profile 2014). Te separatist movement in Abkhazia became more...
Why is security so difficult to define - Political Studies
Why is "security" so difficult to define? - Political Studies Introduction: The term is security has many connotations in the life of human beings and even among other life forms. Every individual life form and the group to which it belongs needs and craves for...
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Bargaining agreements are realistic, aency problems where the leader’s incentives differ from those of the populations which they represent, mltilateral interactions where every potential agreement is blocked by some coalition of states, ad ethnic cleansing (Jackson and Morelli 3). Frst, wr can be instigated by...
Analysis of American Identity
Great society program: The Great Society program of Johnson and the New Deal program of Roosevelt had far-reaching consequences for the people of the United States. One of the bases on which Johnson’s program built upon FDR’s program was social security and social benefits. FDR...
Humanitarian Intervention And Responsibility To Protect
Only conditional humanitarian triumph and largely military, ad a success that was unable to promote democratic security and nation-building, te debate remains lively and unsettled. Ater the takeover of the military regime in Haiti the humanitarian condition disintegrated quickly as the new rulers started to...
Hitler’s belief of racial superiority and of wanting to rid Germany of the ‘Jewish problem’ set into motion events that would change the course of our history forever. He imposed his will among the Jews and other racial minorities by directing his death squads...
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Why genocides occur Compare examples of Holocaust and Rwanda
Neither the U.N. nor individual countries came to the aid of these desperate people. The world watched while, in just the span of 100 days, 600,000 Rwandan citizens were butchered and this is only a three month period during the four years of genocide...
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War or Military Conflict
Ever since Sudan gained its independence in 1956, it has been beset by civil wars between the North and the South, culminating in the present day bloody crisis that is going on in Darfur. While the Naivasha Peace Accord was to bring peace to the...
Finally, in this decade, the rise of China and India, the slow but gradual economic recovery of Russia, and the successes of European integration have combined to pose a challenge to the unipolar structure of international politics in the post-Cold War era.
Neorealism, essentially, looks at...
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