Prevention of breaches and responsibility to protect: Case study of Libya and Syria crises 2011 -2016

Abdullahi Ayoade, Ahmad and Mohd Afandi, Salleh and Aesyah, Talib (2019) Prevention of breaches and responsibility to protect: Case study of Libya and Syria crises 2011 -2016. International Journal of Law, Government and Communication, 4 (15). pp. 45-61. ISSN 0128-1763

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Despite that International Humanitarian law (IHL) is meant to protect vulnerable people such as non-combatants, children and women, elderly and able people, and even combatant at times in accordance with relevant conventions and protocols of IHL, numerous crises occur at present have immensely been violated the set rules. While the fundamental Human rights of these categories of people are been infringed, international organizations at various levels are struggling to minimize the negative effect on the victims. There are circumstances when the IHL is also breached by states or parties involve in the crises. This study focuses at investigating numerous violations to child abuses in Libya and Syria during the 2011-2016 crises. The role of humanitarian organization and other agencies involve were equally examined. The roles of the two governments are equally examined. The paper adopted descriptive and analytical methods, as a result, relevant materials such as book, reports from NGOs, and other humanitarian agencies were utilized to analyse this issue. The findings revealed that atrocities are widely committed by both governments as also done by various warring factions that took part in the conflicts. The role of international organization managed to minimize it to some extent. It recommended that UN and other international organization can pay more roles in the future.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Prevention, Breaches, Responsibility, Vulnerable People, Libya and Syria
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law & International Relations
Depositing User: Fatin Safura
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2022 03:44
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2022 04:00

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