Analysis of diplomatic immunity and crimes committed by diplomats

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Kampala International University; School of Law
Diplomatic immunity from civil and criminal proceedings established itself as a fundamental of customary diplomatic law. It traced its origin from the Greeks and Romans. The purpose of this research is that it thought to analyze the principle of diplomatic immunity in relation to the crimes committed by diplomats and suggested possible recommendations for improvements in the area of diplomatic immunity. The research method that was employed in the research report was the standard desktop method including the historical over view on diplomacy and analysis on the existing international laws and historical background that contextualized the topic and formulate an argument. The findings of this research were fact that a person (diplomat) who commits crimes and high misdemeanors may enjoy the privileges of immunity while others may not which was a significant difference and one could question if the concept of diplomatic immunity is compatible with the principle that " all people are equal before the law"
A research report submitted to the School of Law in partial fulfillment for the requirements of the Award of the Bachelor's Degree of Law of Kampala International University
Immunity, Crimes