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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
Garret FitzGerald

American abuses of power. And it has a potential influence also on Russia and China. But all this depends upon Europe acting cohesively, and gaining and keeping its moral leadership. In the longer run only a cohesive European effort to promote globally its new value system offers a hope of influencing the US to develop similar values. The same is true in relation to Russia and, eventually, China. And time is running against Europe. On present form, within forty years demography will have reduced Europe’s workforce by one-quarter. Economic growth cannot be sustained

in Peacemaking in the twenty-first century
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Displaced persons in the Italian linguistic space during the First World War
Marco Mondini and Francesco Frizzera

, but also to improve their living conditions, often with the help of private welfare associations.43 To be sure, however, the displaced population lived for years at a bare subsistence level. In the concentration camps, the mortality rate was up to 40 times higher than outside.44 Inside the camps, the abuse of power was the norm, and the lack of food was v 187 v Marco Mondini and Francesco Frizzera an everyday experience.45 Meanwhile, the refugees in the villages were confronted with a suspicious local population whose feelings were in some way justified by the

in Europe on the move
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Beyond globalization
Sagarika Dutt

does not allow secession. Given the strength of state identities, centre-state relations are not always harmonious. It is an issue that has sometimes caused rancour. The constitution had deliberately made the centre stronger than the states to prevent the disintegration of the Indian state. However, this sometimes led to the abuse of power such as the arbitrary dismissal of state governments. The problem was that the political party that was in power at the national level also wanted to be in power at the state level. Economic liberalization may reduce the financial

in India in a globalized world
M. Anne Brown

out that the consequence of greater openness in the decision-making processes was ‘to make cadre privilege and abuse of power more transparent than before, and since this is open subversion of the democratic process promised by the committees, it may make cadre privilege appear to be even more illegitimate and intolerable than in the past’ (Walder, 1996: 56). At the same time, despite tentative movements towards rule-governed order and nominal constitutional guarantees, greater political openness and ‘expanded civil rights of expression

in Human rights and the borders of suffering
Christine Byron

enslavement the victim’s consent is either absent or negated through ‘the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion; the fear of violence, deception or false promises; the abuse of power; the victim’s position of vulnerability; detention or captivity, psychological oppression or socio-economic conditions’. 206 However, the Appeal Chamber clarified the fact that lack of consent is not an element of enslavement, but is relevant only as evidence to show that the accused has exercised powers attaching to the right of ownership. 207 The

in War crimes and crimes against humanity in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court
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Julia Gallagher

Party has that much to feel guilty about.’41 Tony Lloyd’s take on it was to suggest that Labour’s traditional support base reflected people who had not benefited from colonialism. There are some very odd motivations. I can give you some not very nice bits: guilt would be one, a European and particularly a British guilt about Africa, particularly from my party, although ironically we were the Party that gave the first impetus towards decolonisation … Colonialism in the past was about the use of power and abuse of power in order to pursue advantage for this nation

in Britain and Africa under Blair
Zalfa Feghali

Abuses of Power Since 9/​11’ (n.d.). www.aclu. org/​other/​top-​ten-​abuses-​power-​911 (accessed 18 July 2016). 5 Taunya Lovell Banks, ‘Mestizaje and the Mexican Mestizo Self: no hay sangre negra, so there is no blackness’, Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal 15 (2006): pp. 199–​234. 6 Ibid., p. 214. 7 Ibid. For more on this, see Martha Menchaca, ‘Chicano Indianism: A Historical Account of Racial Repression in the United States’, American Ethnologist 20:3 (1993): pp. 583–​603; Moisés González Navarro, ‘Mestizaje in Mexico During the National Period

in Crossing borders and queering citizenship