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Genocide on the Airwaves: An Analysis of the International Law Concerning Radio Jamming

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Meghna Rajadhyaksha

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Using the Rwandan genocide as an example, this article makes a case for allowing the jamming of radios that are broadcasting hate speech in situations in which such hate speech would incite genocide. To this end, it discusses the law relating to freedom of speech and communication in international law and its relative position when applied to genocide. Further, it analyzes the traditional notions of state sovereignty to make a case for humanitarian intervention by radio jamming. Finally, it recommends the establishment of a body under the aegis of the UN with the mandate and equipment to jam incendiary broadcasts in situations that are gravitating toward genocide.

How to Cite: Rajadhyaksha, M., 2006. Genocide on the Airwaves: An Analysis of the International Law Concerning Radio Jamming. Journal of Hate Studies, 5(1), p.99. DOI: http://doi.org/10.33972/jhs.43
Published on 01 Jan 2006.

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