Category Archives: War

Jul 18 2016

The UN Needs to be Salvaged

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By Umar Lateef Misgar* “All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law. All are entitled to equal protection against any discrimination in violation of this Declaration and against any incitement … Continue reading

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Jul 7 2016

Drones in Contemporary Warfare: The Implications for Human Rights

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By Alexandra Funk* The complex relationship between war and human rights has evolved as new challenges have arisen. The nature of contemporary war has changed due to technological innovation, in particular, the use and further development of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles … Continue reading

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Jul 22 2015

Protected category or target: the civilian in global conflict and warfare

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Daniel Hye is a MSc Human Rights candidate at LSE with special interest in counter-terrorism and human rights in armed conflict. He holds two Bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Humanities with research stays at the University of Vienna, Rome … Continue reading

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Dec 17 2014

Torture, Prevent and the Cult of Secrecy

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Maria Werdine Norris @MariaWNorris is a final year PhD candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is researching the British Counterterrorism strategy and legislation, with a focus on nationalism, security and human rights. The publication of the CIA Torture … Continue reading

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Dec 10 2014

Peace with guns? Women’s human rights and the masculinisation of peace and security

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Yael Nevo is a graduate of LSE’s MSc Human Rights programme (2012-13) who specialises in women, peace and security and women’s empowerment. She recently completed a five-month internship at the Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights and is currently working … Continue reading

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Sep 26 2014

Beware the Beating Drums of War

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Maria Werdine Norris @MariaWNorris is a final year PhD candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is researching the British Counterterrorism strategy and legislation, with a focus on nationalism, security and human rights. Over ten years ago, Tony … Continue reading

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