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Illegal kombattant vs. Legosoldat : en komparativstudie av begreppen

Pekkola Telléz, Christina LU (2012) MRSG20 20112
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
Current concepts of illegal combatant and mercenary are linked to the U.S. and their military activities, which that they hire security companies with “mercenaries” to fight against “illegal combatants”. These two concepts exist in a gray area of international law and they receive neither combatant status nor civilian status. Due there exist a discussion of the need to obtain civil status.
By developing Genève Conventions, GC, and The Hague Conventions, HC, there are multilateral treaties that bind states to follow different rules for the protection of civilians and combatants (GC) and laws governing war (HC). However, the illegal combatant and mercenary are protected by the most basic human rights, necessary if they should be captured so... (More)
Current concepts of illegal combatant and mercenary are linked to the U.S. and their military activities, which that they hire security companies with “mercenaries” to fight against “illegal combatants”. These two concepts exist in a gray area of international law and they receive neither combatant status nor civilian status. Due there exist a discussion of the need to obtain civil status.
By developing Genève Conventions, GC, and The Hague Conventions, HC, there are multilateral treaties that bind states to follow different rules for the protection of civilians and combatants (GC) and laws governing war (HC). However, the illegal combatant and mercenary are protected by the most basic human rights, necessary if they should be captured so that they obtain a humane treatment.
The comparison in the paper builds on the concepts of finding similarities and differences and understand how they can exist in an grey area in the law. (Less)
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author
Pekkola Telléz, Christina LU
supervisor
organization
course
MRSG20 20112
year
type
L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
Illegal combatant, Mercenary, Genève conventions, Hague conventions, Prisoners of War
language
Swedish
id
2371987
date added to LUP
2012-05-29 16:04:22
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2014-09-04 08:27:39
@misc{2371987,
  abstract     = {Current concepts of illegal combatant and mercenary are linked to the U.S. and their military activities, which that they hire security companies with “mercenaries” to fight against “illegal combatants”. These two concepts exist in a gray area of international law and they receive neither combatant status nor civilian status. Due there exist a discussion of the need to obtain civil status.
By developing Genève Conventions, GC, and The Hague Conventions, HC, there are multilateral treaties that bind states to follow different rules for the protection of civilians and combatants (GC) and laws governing war (HC). However, the illegal combatant and mercenary are protected by the most basic human rights, necessary if they should be captured so that they obtain a humane treatment.
The comparison in the paper builds on the concepts of finding similarities and differences and understand how they can exist in an grey area in the law.},
  author       = {Pekkola Telléz, Christina},
  keyword      = {Illegal combatant,Mercenary,Genève conventions,Hague conventions,Prisoners of War},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Illegal kombattant vs. Legosoldat : en komparativstudie av begreppen},
  year         = {2012},
}