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Valérie Gorin

, with an idea of addressing some of the underlying causes, very much the Anglo-American approach. Whereas the francophone approach was much more grounded in the cri du coeur , a moral outrage being expressed. Professionalization and bureaucratization of the organization pushed us to have a logical framework – with goals and targets – to be effective. One sphere was linked to abuses of power, violence against civilians, etc.; the other sphere was a more generic defense of humanitarian law and principles, like ‘don’t bomb hospitals’ and that kind of thing. VG: It

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Timothy Longman

Commissioner of Human Rights, ‘Democratic Republic of Congo, 1993–2003: Report of the Mapping Exercise documenting the most serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law committed within the territory of the Democratic Republic of the Congo between March 1993 and June 2003’, Geneva: OHCHR, August 2010, www.ohchr.org/Documents/Countries/CD/DRC_MAPPING_REPORT_FINAL_EN.pdf (accessed 21 February 2019). 3 Most notable is Reyntjens (2013) who provides a detailed chronicle of abuses of power by the RPF, including human rights abuses. 4

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
A Focus on Community Engagement
Frédéric Le Marcis, Luisa Enria, Sharon Abramowitz, Almudena-Mari Saez, and Sylvain Landry B. Faye

(1991–2002) was the culmination of decades of alienation and socio-economic exclusion, and rebel factions directed their anger at representatives of the ‘rotten system’, including chiefs, as symbols of abuses of power and the marginalisation of youth ( Peters, 2011 ; Richards, 1996 ). Questions of legitimacy resurfaced after the war as heated debates emerged around the reconstitution of the chieftaincy. Despite pre-war abuses, populations nevertheless

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Hilary Charlesworth and Christine Chinkin

. 20 The Victims and Witnesses Unit applies the Declaration of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Power, GA Res. 40/34, 29 November 1985. Witnesses’ expenses have been reimbursed, including expenses incurred for child care while in The Hague. 21 Statute of the ICTY, article

in The boundaries of international law
Margaret Brazier and Emma Cave

and willing to serve in that capacity. The words of section 16(4) are clear. 148 In Re BM 149 Senior Judge Lush set out further guidance. While a family member or friend 150 is generally preferred, due to their familiarity with the incapacitated person’s affairs and wishes, it will not be appropriate to appoint such as person as deputy where there is evidence of abuse; poor management of the person’s own financial affairs; friction between family members; or other conflicts of interest. A distressing example of abuse of power by deputies may be seen in Re GM

in Medicine, patients and the law (sixth edition)