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Bridging the Gap in Human Protection: Contesting the Responsibility to Protect through the Protection of Civilians Norm: A Comparative Study of Brazil, China and South Africa

Taleski, Philip Andrew


Human protection has been a high priority since the international community’s failure in the 1990s to respond adequately to instances of mass atrocities in Somalia, Rwanda and Bosnia. Consequently, two human protection norms were developed: the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ (R2P) and the ‘Protection of Civilians in armed conflict’ (POC). Implementation of human protection through R2P is still contested, with non-Western states claiming that the concept has been...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Thesis (Honours)
DOI: 10.25911/5d51431bb40db


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