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armed opposition group [1 record]

Record 1 2009-10-21


Subject field(s)
  • International Relations
  • Land Forces

... armed opposition groups exercising effective power over a significant segment of population and conducting sustained organized armed hostilities may for both conceptual and legal reasons be considered capable of violating human rights ...


  • Relations internationales
  • Forces terrestres

[...] on peut, pour des raisons d'ordre conceptuel et juridique, considérer que les groupes d'opposition armée qui exercent un pouvoir effectif sur un segment important de la population et qui se livrent à des opérations armées organisées et soutenues , sont capables de perpétrer des violations des droits humains [...]


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