Canadian Journal of Human Rights

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International Criminal Law

‘Forced Marriage’ in Conflict Situations: Researching and Prosecuting Old Harms and New Crimes

Author: Annie Bunting Abstract In 2008, the Appeals Chamber of the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) found “forced marriage” to be a new crime against humanity, distinct from the crime of sexual slavery. With expert evidence on the abduction… Continue Reading →

Tough on Terror, Short on Nuance: Identifying the Use of Force as a Basis for Excluding Resisters Seeking Refugee Status

Author: Amar Khoday Abstract The use of force has been a significant feature of many political struggles and resistance movements. The consequences for its participants may include the possibility of persecution if not death. Some will flee and seek protection… Continue Reading →

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