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CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS: Civilian Protection and the Anatomy of the Responsibility to Protect Doctrine in the 21st Century

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS  Proposal Submission Deadline: November 30, 2021  Title: Civilian Protection and the Anatomy of the Responsibility to Protect Doctrine in the  21st Century  Editors: Nicholas Idris ERAMEH, PhD & Prof. Victor OJAKOROTU  Department of Political Studies & International Relations, North West University,  Mafikeng Campus, South Africa  BACKGROUND  Since the post-cold war era, no other international human rights framework has received wider  acceptance like the Responsibility to Protect doctrine (RtoP). The RtoP, which has its roots in the  horrors of Rwanda and Kosovo killings, resonated as a time-honored framework in protecting the  civilian population faced with imminent threats of War crimes, Ethnic Cleansing Crimes against  Humanity, and Genocide. Before adopting the RtoP, a series of arguments and counter-arguments  had dominated discourse regarding its legality, considering state claims to sovereignty as enshrined  in the United Nations charter. Since its adoption via the World Summit Outcome Document of  2005, the doctrine has remained spotlighted among security experts, heads of governments,  diplomats, and even academics. While some scholars have argued that the RtoP marks a landmark  in responding to mass atrocities against the civilian population in the post-cold war era (Evans  2008; Orford 2013), others have raised fears about its implication […]

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News, Resources & Opportunities (10/05/20)

News European Nations Vow Continuing Security Support for Sahel – The Defense Post Le Sahel, une région de plus en plus difficile à couvrir pour les journalistes – Le Monde Sahel : « L’urgence, c’est de revoir l’ordre des priorités » – Le Point Au Sahel, les dessous et enjeux d’une instabilité qui s’aggrave – Deutsche Welle Au Sahel, les djihadistes mènent aussi une guerre de l’information – Le Figaro Terrorisme: L’impact méconnu de l’opération Barkhane au Sahel –  Sahel Intelligence Mercenaires, marchands et militants au Sahel – Mediapart Mali: polémique autour de la réforme territoriale dans le nord du pays – RFI Réorganisation administrative et territoriale du Mali : La CMA se désolidarise du gouvernement – Maliweb Climat socio-politique au Mali : l’accalmie avant une tempête annoncée – Maliweb Mali: polémique sur une proposition de loi accordant des avantages aux anciens dignitaires – Maliweb Resources The Engagement of the United States in the Sahel – Policy Center for the New South & Formiche Magazine n•169 South-western Niger: Preventing a New Insurrection – Crisis Group Comment les populations de l’Afrique de l’Ouest peuvent-elles tirer profit des réseaux sociaux ? – Watch recording of the WATHI debate here Au Bénin, une trajectoire […]

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