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Title: War on terror; as an excuse of violation of human rights :a case study of Guatanamo bay in Cuba
Authors: Akinyi, Diana Owour
Keywords: Violation of human rights
Guatanamo bay
Issue Date: Jun-2013
Publisher: Kampala International University, School of Law
Abstract: This study asses the obligation to treat war detainees and terrorists in the light of the relevant instruments of international humanitarian law and humane ethics. Post September 11,2011 attacks on U.S made the U.S label thousands of war detainees as 'unlawful combatant'. This label has effectively deprived these detainees of the protection they would receive as 'prisoners of war' under International Humanitarian law. Article 1 of the United Nation Universal of Human Rights states that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights despite the fact some branded terrorists. President Barrack Obama signed an executive order to close the Guantanamo bay detention facility 'which is where most terrorists are tortured' his administration's failure to meet this commitment has encouraged a number of his world successors to make campaign promises to keep the prison open or even expand it ...
Description: A dissertation submitted to the school of law in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Bachelor of Laws degree of Kampala International University
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