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Human Rights
๎€Government protect rights
๎€Sovereignty โ€“ no higher authority
๎€No emphasis on human rights or to enforce human rights โ€“ changed WWII
๎€Enormous impact of WWII โ€“ civilians
๎€Holocaust โ€“ involved initially trimming Jewish population of citizenship and their rights
๎€Jewish not only victims of Holocaust
๎€Ethnic Cleansing
๎€Unacceptable โ€“ laws were passed to hold those who are accountable
๎€Universal in application โ€“ not viewed in those who lost the war
๎€Canโ€™t hold someone responsible that wasnโ€™t a law while they were doing the actions
๎€Certain aspects of war were large extent exempted
๎€โ€œJustice in warโ€ โ€“ discrimination โ€“ require that all efforts be made to distinguish
civilians and combatants โ€“ VIOLATED
๎€Germany violated โ€“ aerial bombing; also Japanese in China
๎€NOT included in Nuremburg Laws โ€“ crimes against humanity
๎€Allies used air power and massive bombing โ€“ destroyed large numbers of cities, (canโ€™t
try Germany for what they have done similarly) therefore, crimes were exempted
๎€International Court of Justice
๎€Rwandan Genocide โ€“ killings of Tutsis and moderate Hutus โ€“ no means in holding them
accountable in accepted international forum
oCourt specifically designed
๎€International court of justice (ICC) โ€“ permanent court located in Netherlands & prupose
of holding individuals to account for human rights violations (not just war crimes)
oDeal with war crimes (refer to crimes that were committed in contradiction in
laws of war)
oCrimes against humanity (murder)
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no emphasis on human rights or to enforce human rights changed wwii. holocaust involved initially trimming jewish population of citizenship and their rights. unacceptable laws were passed to hold those who are accountable. universal in application not viewed in those who lost the war. can"t hold someone responsible that wasn"t a law while they were doing the actions. certain aspects of war were large extent exempted. Justice in war discrimination require that all efforts be made to distinguish civilians and combatants violated. germany violated aerial bombing; also japanese in china. not included in nuremburg laws crimes against humanity. allies used air power and massive bombing destroyed large numbers of cities, (can"t t ry germany for what they have done similarly) therefore, crimes were exempted. rwandan genocide killings of tutsis and moderate hutus no means in holding them accountable in accepted international forum: court specifically designed.

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