Category: Politics

  • by Marina Khamitsevich
  • 14. June 2018
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Restorative justice and reconciliation agenda in Brazil

Introduction Like many other Latin American countries, Brazil had a period of military rule, having left its complicated legacy of the divided society. The country attempted to overcome the consequences of political violence by implementing truth and reconciliation commission in 2011 – this measure took much longer to be implemented than in most other neighbor […]

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  • by Charalee Graydon
  • 13. June 2018
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The US leaves the Paris Agreement – Crisis or Opportunity

On June 1, 2017, President Trump announced that the United States (US) would be leaving the Paris agreement1, a global commitment by 195 countries to combat climate change (the Paris agreement). The President’s comment during the announcement, “I represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris” illustrated a nationalistic approach to a global issue affecting humankind. […]

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  • Politics
  • by Charalee Graydon
  • 6. June 2018
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Universal Law and Piracy

This paper reviews how universal jurisdiction has been applied to the international criminal offence of piracy outside the territorial waters of States. It deals with the criminal offence of piracy under customary law as well as the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 1982 (hereafter referred to as UNCLOS). For these […]

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  • by Daniel Erdmann
  • 30. November 2017
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Civil Resistance and Cosmetic Treatment of Terrorism

Scenario: Berlin, December 19th, 2016 – It is a wonderful pre-christmas evening, with a clear sky, lots of stars, and a bit fresh. A family meets with a bunch of children in front of a movie theatre in order to celebrate the 12th birthday of their beloved son. The friends welcome each other with a […]

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