Sökning: "UNCAT"

Hittade 2 uppsatser innehållade ordet UNCAT.

  1. 1. Universal Jurisdiction and the Fight Against Torture: Ensuring Accountability Through a Human Rights Centred Approach

    Uppsats för yrkesexamina på avancerad nivå, Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten; Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Författare :Elina Hammarström; [2020]
    Nyckelord :universal jurisdiction; torture; accountability; public international law; human rights; human rights approach; UNCAT; Law and Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : Within international human rights law, the prohibition of torture is absolute and uncontroversial. However, despite considerable efforts to end it, torture remains a pervasive problem all over the world, in part due to the widespread impunity for such acts. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The extraterritorial application of the European Convention on Human Rights and the United Nations Convention against Torture in frozen conflict regions as a tool of ensuring the prohibition of torture — the cases of Transnistria and Abkhazia

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Författare :Lidia Carchilan; [2019]
    Nyckelord :frozen conflict; grey zones; extraterritoriality; jurisdiction; state responsibility; torture; de facto governments; effective control; Transnistria; Abkhazia; Law and Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : The existence of frozen conflicts in Europe are posing difficulties in the application of international human rights treaties. This is due to, de facto governments of break-away regions not cooperating with international mechanisms and refusing to comply with regional and international instruments. LÄS MER