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Responsibility to Protect – A larger tool than anticipated? An analysis of the potential usage of structural violence in the Responsibility to Protect


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Title: Responsibility to Protect – A larger tool than anticipated? An analysis of the potential usage of structural violence in the Responsibility to Protect
Authors: Holst, Robin
Issue Date: 23-Nov-2017
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: Global Studies
2017:3
Keywords: Responsibility to Protect
structural violence
direct violence
genocide
crimes against humanity
passive killing
Abstract: On a daily basis, many people around the world die due to starvation, structural discrimination and other actions which can be prevented by state actors. The international community has agreed that the sovereignty of the state is vital, which means that what happens within a state is up to their legitimate rulers, with a few exceptions. If the state can’t prevent the international crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and ethnic cleansing, in other words active killing of the s... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/54487
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