An Examination of the Principle of Diplomatic Immunities in Relation to International Crimes

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ............................................................................................................................ i

APPROVAL .................................................................................................................................. ii

DEDICATION .............................................................................................................................. iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ........................................................................................................... iv

LIST OF STATUTES ................................................................................................................... v

LIST OF CASES .......................................................................................................................... vi

ACRONYMS ............................................................................................................................... vii

TABLE OF CONTENTS .......................................................................................................... viii

ABSTRACT .................................................................................................................................. xi

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION ......................................................................................... 1

1.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................... I

1.1 Background of Diplomatic Immunity ....................................................................................... I

1.1.1 The Concept of Diplomacy ................................... : ................................................................ 2

1.1.2 Origin of the word Diplomacy ............................................................................................... 2

1.2 Statement of the Problem .......................................................................................................... 2

1.3 Objectives of the study; ............................................................................................................ 3

1.4 Research questions .................................................................................................................... 3

1.5 Scope of the Study .................................................................................................................... 3

1.5.1Geographical scope ................................................................................................................. 3

1.5.2 Time scope ............................................................................................................................. 3

1.5.3 Subject Scope ......................................................................................................................... 4

1.6 Significance of the study ........................................................................................................... 4

I. 7 Methodology ............................................................................................................................. 4

1.7.1 Library research ..................................................................................................................... 4

1.8 Literature Review ...................................................................................................................... 5

CHAJ>TER TWO: THE PIUNCIPLE OF DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITIES IN

INTERNATIONAL LAW ............................................................................................................ 8

2.1 Overview ................................................................................................................................... 8

2.2 Concept of diplomatic immunity .............................................................................................. 8

2.3 Sources of Diplomatic Law .................................................................................................... 14

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CHAPTER FIVE: CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS ..................................... 58

5.1 Conclusion .............................................................................................................................. 58

5.2 Recommendations ................................................................................................................... 58

5.2.1 Purchase of Insurance .......................................................................................................... 59

5.2.2 Creation of a Permanent International Court. ...................................................................... 59

5.2.3 Isolation of the Offending State ........................................................................................... 60

5.2.4 Excluding Immunity in Case of Grave Crimes .................................................................... 60

5.2.5 Limiting Immunity to Official Acts ..................................................................................... 61

5.2.6 Hierarchy ofNorms ............................................................................................................. 61

5.3 Conclusion .............................................................................................................................. 61

BIBLIOGRAPHY ....................................................................................................................... 62

ABSTRACT This research examined the principle of diplomatic immunities in relation to international crimes. It was based on analysis of the principle of Diplomatic immunities in International Law, relationship of diplomatic immunities to international crimes and establishment of the challenges to the principle of diplomatic immunities under international law. The geographical scope of this study was global because diplomatic exchange is a worldwide practice. The methodology used was and covered a times scope of in between 1990-2016. The methodology used was Library research based where the researcher relied on secondary data from the selected libraries of Kampala International University, Makerere University, and library of foreign relations and Diplomatic Missions in Kampala to enrich the findings of the study. Hence the techniques used in this research included selective readings which were used as referencing materials and systematic note taking. The study was divided into five chapters where chapter one covered all the historical background of diplomatic immunities and literature reviewed by other authors in relation to diplomatic immunities. Chapter two analyzed the principle of diplomatic immunities in international law in general that is discussing the issue in general with expression of specific case laws. Chapter three discussed the relationship between the two variables which composed the research and these were diplomatic immunities and international crimes to see whether one of them leads to existence of the other. Chapter four provided for the challenges to the principle of diplomatic immunities under international law and how it becomes a challenge to diplomats and the society. Hence in regard to the challenges, chapter five provided for the conclusions and recommendations for improvement of diplomatic immunities.

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Frontiers, E. & MARVIN, S (2022). An Examination of the Principle of Diplomatic Immunities in Relation to International Crimes. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/an-examination-of-the-principle-of-diplomatic-immunities-in-relation-to-international-crimes

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Frontiers, Edu, and SSEBUNNYA MARVIN "An Examination of the Principle of Diplomatic Immunities in Relation to International Crimes" Afribary. Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/an-examination-of-the-principle-of-diplomatic-immunities-in-relation-to-international-crimes. Accessed 02 Oct. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and SSEBUNNYA MARVIN . "An Examination of the Principle of Diplomatic Immunities in Relation to International Crimes". Afribary, Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022. Web. 02 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/an-examination-of-the-principle-of-diplomatic-immunities-in-relation-to-international-crimes >.

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Frontiers, Edu and MARVIN, SSEBUNNYA . "An Examination of the Principle of Diplomatic Immunities in Relation to International Crimes" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 02, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/an-examination-of-the-principle-of-diplomatic-immunities-in-relation-to-international-crimes