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CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
Pakistan has one of the highest incidences of honour killings in the world. This is a major human rights issue that has received little attention outside ...
Traditional culture, Honour killings, Pakistan, Asia: Pakistan
Project | Nov 2003 - Nov 2006
The report review steps taken by the Musharraf government to combat honour killings through an examination of legal reforms in the years between 2003- ...
Honur killings, Pakistani plural legal traditions, Jirga, Sharia courts, the Hudood Ordinance, and the Zina laws, Asia: Pakistan
Journal Article | Jan 2004
The article (in Norwegian) provides an overview of the legal and cultural aspects of honour killings in the Middle East. Based on ethnographic material ...
honour killings, retributive justice, human rights, Middle East, Pakistan
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Traditional (In)justice: Honour Killings in Pakistan Are Knudsen Human Rights in Development Yearbo
Journal Article | Dec 2014
The concept of human security has evolved in two directions: (1) a comprehensivevision of security and development, and (2) a concretization of the concept ...
human security, international humanitarian law, foreign policy, Canada, Norway, U.S. drones
CMI Brief | Mar 2011
On 14 February 2005, former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 22 members of his staff and security detail were killed by a massive bomb in downtown Beirut. ...
UN, justice, tribunal, Lebanon
When Neighbours become Killers. Land Redistribution, Ethnicity and Communal Violence in Kibaale District, Uganda
Master's Thesis | Jan 2006
The point of departure is a local incident of ethnic violence in Kibaale District in western Uganda. Very few people were killed, yet it received enormous ...
Ethnic groups, Ethnic conflicts, Violence, Africa: Uganda
Event | 9 Feb 2015
On January 18, Argentinean prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead in his home. This happened the exact day before he was to testify in Congress after he had accused Argentinian President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner of conspiring with Iran to subvert the prosecution of a 1994 terrorist attack at the Buenos Aires Jewish Centre, which had killed 85 people.
Journal Article | Nov 2010
This article analyses political assassinations in post-civil war Lebanon. Targeted assassinations intensified during the transitional period from war ...
assassinations, impunity, Lebanon
News | 25 Jun 2010
Nairobi/Brussels, 28 April 2010: To make an end of the brutal Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) once and for all, national armies, the UN and civilians need to pool intelligence and coordinate their efforts in new and creative ways.
Journal Article | Oct 2009
With the signing of the Peace Accords in 1996 Guatemala's credentials of democratic governance was re-established, but as media reports and the international ...
Violence, poverty, post-accord, Guatemala
CMI Brief | Jan 2012
During the last decade many Latin American countries have resorted to mano dura (iron fist) politics and militarisation to combat crime, drugs and subversion. ...
security, human rights, military, peace and conflict, Latin America, Colombia
CMI Insight | Feb 2016
The courtroom has become an increasingly common meeting place for retired military officials, and victims and their families who have suffered various ...
Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Chile
News | 19 Oct 2005
This week, the UN-commission inquiring into the murder of Hariri are submitting their report to the UN Secretary General. Are Knudsen's new paper on Lebanon's fragile post-war decade, provides a detailed background to the attempts at rebuilding the country from war and the political events that culminated with the murder of Hariri.
Event | 10 Sep 2008
The War on Terror has induced wars that have destroyed countries, killed, maimed, and displaced vast numbers of innocent civilians in different parts of the world.
Journal Article | Jul 2017
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to intervene against the expanding threat of the Huthi insurgency in March 2015, the confiict in Yemen has left more than ...
Yemen, peace process, war-to-peace transition, political settlement, bargaining
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
This paper analyses the popular support to Hamas, the most important of the Palestinian Islamist movements today. The paper charts the movement's historical ...
Islam, Political movements, Hamas, Palestine, Middle East: Palestine
Project | Jun 2011 - Jan 2013
If democracy curbs corruption, why is Bangladesh so corrupt? Despite the widespread perception that democracy reduced corruption, the empirical evidence ...
Journal Article | Jan 2005
This article analyses the popular support for Hamas, the most important of the Palestinian Islamist movements today and charts the movement's historical ...
Islamism, Islamic movements, poverty, Middle East, Palestine
News | 19 May 2015
In mid-April 2015, news emerged about the killing of nine police-men in Angola's Huambo province. The incident involved the police and members of Juliano Kalupeteca's "Light of the World" religious sect. In the following days, grizzling reports emerged of a massacre of perhaps hundreds of sect members. We do not yet know the truth. Angola's government appears to do its utmost to prevent knowledge of it to transpire. Will the international community remain passive?