By all means necessary : protecting civilians and preventing mass atrocities in Africa / Dan Kuwali & Frans Viljoen (editors).
Kuwali, Dan (redaktör/utgivare)
Viljoen, Frans (redaktör/utgivare)
- ISBN 978-1-920538-66-8 (hft)
- Pretoria : Pretoria University Law Press, 2017
- Engelska 495 s.
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- PART I: IMPLEMENTATION OF PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS MANDATES -- Introduction / Dan Kuwali and Frans Viljoen -- Article 4(h), the responsibility to protect and the protection of civilians / Dan Kuwali -- Defining protection of civilians in the context of armed conflicts / Conor Foley -- Interpretation of protection of civilians mandates in United Nations Security Council Resolutions / Dire Tladi -- PART II: PROTECTION OF SPECIFIC POPULATIONS AND PROPERTY AT RISK -- Protection of civilians from wilful killing in armed conflicts / Thompson Chengeta -- Prevention of violent extremism in Africa / Dan Kuwali -- Protection of children in armed conflicts / Cephas Lumina -- Protection of refugees and internally displaced persons during armed conflicts / Cristiano d’Orsi -- Protection from sexual and gender-based violence in Africa / Dan Kuwali, Catherine Nakirya and Grace Amuge -- Protection of minorities / Dan Kuwali and Gudmundur Alfredsson -- Protection of cultural heritage during armed conflicts in Africa / Jan F Mutton -- PART III: MEANS AND STRATEGIES FOR DEALING WITH MASS ATROCITIES -- The role of humanitarian agencies in the protection of civilians / Anna Larsson and Dan Kuwali -- The role of the UN Human Rights Council Special Procedures in protecting the right to life in armed conflicts / Thomas Probert -- The role of courts in protection of civilians / John-Mark Iyi -- Conflict prevention, peace building and prevention of mass atrocities / Mphatso Boti-Phiri -- The role of the United Nations Security Council in protection of civilians / Neville Dastoor and Dan Kuwali -- PART IV: LESSONS LEARNT IN PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS IN ARMED CONFLICTS Protection of civilians in armed conflicts in West Africa / Buba Bojang -- No peace, no war: Protection of civilians in the Great Lakes Region of Africa / Bright Nkrumah and Godard Busingye -- Protection of civilians in the Horn of Africa / Paul Phiri -- Protection of civilians: Experiences from the Middle East and North Africa / Joe Stork -- The African Union’s agenda on the protection of civilians: A review of its ambition and practice / Solomon Dersso -- Asian perspectives on atrocity prevention and protection of civilians / Noel M Morada -- PART V: THE FUTURE OF PROTECTING CIVILIANS AND PREVENTING MASS ATROCITIES IN AFRICA -- Overcoming challenges in protecting civilians / Gilbert Mittawa -- The future of protection of civilians in Africa / Dan Kuwali.
- "Recent times have witnessed civilians increasingly becoming the main casualties of violence, often deliberately targeted rather than merely caught up in the midst of the fighting in armed conflicts, leading to an unacceptably high toll on human life and livelihoods of civilians around the globe, and particularly in Africa. The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, with the assistance of the United States Africa Command through the Africa Military Law Forum, on 18 and 19 September 2014 hosted a ‘Colloquium on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict’, in Pretoria, bringing together over 80 academics, judges, practitioners, policy makers, military personnel, government officials and other commentators. The aim of the Colloquium was to consider the legal, procedural and practical challenges in the implementation of measures to protect civilians in armed conflicts and prevent mass atrocities. Participants examined the notions of the ‘responsibility to protect’ (and its relationship to article 4(h) of the Constitutive Act of the African Union) and the ‘protection of civilians’. They further examined the scope and effectiveness of states’ obligations under international human rights law, international humanitarian law, and the law relating to the protection of women, girls, children, in armed conflict..."
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