International Human Rights Law
Daniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, David Harris, Sandesh Sivakumaran
OUP Oxford, 2014 - Law - 630 pages
What are human rights for Navanethem Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Kenneth Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch Hina Jilani, Director of AGHS Legal Aid Center and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan Part I: Foundations 1: Ed Bates: History 2: Samantha Besson: Justifications 3: Marie-Bénédicte Dembour: Critiques Part II: International Law 4: Christine Chinkin: Sources 5: Frédéric Mégret: Nature of obligations 6: Sarah Joseph and Adam Fletcher: Scope of application Part III: Substantive Rights 7: Theo van Boven: Categories of rights 8: Daniel Moeckli: Equality and non-discrimination 9: Nigel S Rodley: Integrity of the person 10: Asbjørn Eide: Adequate standard of living 11: Kevin Boyle and Sangeeta Shah: Thought, expression, association, and assembly 12: Fons Coomans: Education and work 13: Sangeeta Shah: Detention and trial 14: Julie Ringelheim: Cultural Rights 15: Michael O'Flaherty: Sexual orientation and gender identity 16: Dianne Otto: Women's rights 17: Robert McCorquodale: Group rights Part IV: Protection 18: Jane Connors and Markus Schmidt: United Nations 19: Jo Pasqualucci: The Americas 20: Steven Greer: Europe 21: Christof Heyns and Magnus Killander: Africa 22: Andrew Byrnes and Catherine Renshaw: Within the state Part V: Linkages 23: Sandesh Sivakumaran: International humanitarian law 24: Robert Cryer: International criminal law 25: Alice Edwards: International refugee law Part IV: Challenges 26: Andrew Clapham: Non-state actors 27: Martin Scheinin: Terrorism 28: Stephen P Marks: Poverty 29: Malgosia Fitzmaurice: Environmental Degradation.
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WHAT ARE HUMAN RIGHTS FOR? THREE PERSONAL REFLECTIONS
Aarhus Convention ACHPR ACHR adopted African application armed conflict Article Assembly CEDAW Chapter civil and political concerned constitutional context Convention on Human Council of Europe counter-terrorism Court of Human crimes Cultural Rights customary international law Declaration detention discrimination domestic ECHR ECtHR EHRR ensure environmental equality European Court example freedom gender global groups guarantees Human Rights Committee Human Rights Council human rights law human rights obligations human rights treaties human rights violations IACtHR Series ICCPR ICESCR ICJ Rep implementation indigenous individual Inter-American Court International Criminal International Criminal Court international human rights international humanitarian law international law issues jurisdiction legislation mandate moral non-state actors norms OHCHR paras parties person poverty practice principle procedures prohibition protection Protocol provides Refugee Convention relevant Report respect right of self-determination sexual Social and Cultural Special Rapporteur specific state’s status territory tion torture treaty bodies UDHR women