Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention Facts and Figures

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Who famously put forward an idea of 'natural rights'?
Thomas Hobbes but also John Locke and Hugo Grotius
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First Generation Rights?
18th-19th Century; civil and political rights; about life, liberty and property, non-discrimination and various freedoms including freedom of thought; often seen as negative rights meaning that they are enjoyed by virtue of the inactivity of others
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Examples of First Generation Rights?
Articles 3 to 21 of the UN Declaration of Human Rights and also the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
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Positive First Generation Rights?
the right to a fair trial involve a level of government intervention
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Which movement shaped first generation rights?
Liberalism
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Second Generation rights
20th Century; Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; theme of equality and are primarily positive (right to work, access to healthcare/education) and therefore far more controversial but also more vague
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Examples of Second Generation Rights?
The UN Declaration Articles 22 to 27 focus on this but also International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
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Movement that shaped second generation rights?
Socialism
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Third Generation Rights?
Post-1945; Solidarity rights; focus on fraternity and rights such as self-determination, peace, development and environmental protection; most controversial
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Special rights?
They also involve special rights for instance for women and minorities; Covenant on the Rights of the Child
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What shaped third generation rights?
Concerns for the global South
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Middle Eastern criticism of UDHR?
Conflict with Shari'ah law - 2000 Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam
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Asian criticism of UDHR?
1993 Bangkok Declaration
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Examples of relations affected by human rights?
EU and Copenhagen Conventions and Turkey's bid for membership
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Extreme human rights abuses legality examples?
Any violation of the 29 articles of the UDHR most significantly genocide (the ‘crime of crimes’)
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Established principles of military intervention?
The report The Responsibility to Protect produced by the ICISS by the Canadian government in 2000
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Examples of responsibility to protect argument usage IRL?
Kosovo (1999) to protect the ethnic muslims and the establishment of a ‘no-fly zone’ in northern Iraq (1991) to prevent massacres and reprisal attacks against the Kurdish people
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Criticisms of failure to use responsibility to protect?
Rwanda (1994), Dafur, Zimbabwe and Burma
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Coalition in Iraq?
Australia, Poland, America and Britain
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Examples of Western puppet governments?
Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan, Somalia in 1992 and Haiti in 1994
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Pariah State example?
Burma; Burma still has much progress to make it has freed Aung San Suu Kyi and allowed her to stand as President of the country (take into account recent Muslim v. Buddhist conflicts)
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Article which maintains state sovereignty?
Article 2 and also 7 of the UN Charter 'nothing should authorise intervention in matters essentially within the domestic jurisdiction of any state'
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NGOs with interest in human rights?
Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, Not on Our Watch
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Number of views Kony video has on youtube?
97 million views
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Areas of Ba'athist Party?
Syria, Iraq, Jordan and Libya
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Number of people killed by guns in US in last four months?
3,531 people
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Number of prisoners in Guantanamo Bay? Hunger Strike?
166 Prisoners with quarter of them being force fed (41) and 103 overall on hunger strike generally
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Number of peacekeeping missions in 1990s under UN?
40 peacekeeping missions
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Number of absentions over UDHR?
10; Soviet Union, Ukranian SSR, People's Republic of Yugoslavia; South Africa and Saudi Arabia
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State sovereignty v. upholding rights?
Mali and President Francois Hollande against Islamic insurgents in 2013
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Further examples of humanitarian intervention
Sierra Leone (2000) and East Timor (1999) the latter being a success
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