Human rights and state crimes


A level


8m 20s
In this podcast we explore the ability of states to break domestic and international laws. Through case studies and examples, we will unpack and range of issues including human rights abuse.

1. Listen carefully to the podcast and make careful notes of key concepts and any key thinkers. 

2. Explain what state crime is.

3. What are the three different types of state crime as outlined by Jeffrey Ross?

4. How would the Grenfell Tower disaster be seen as a state crime of omission?

5. Outline how sexual violence as a weapon of war can be viewed as a form of state crime

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