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The United Nations Convention Against Torture and its Optional Protocol

The United Nations Convention Against Torture and its Optional Protocol

The United Nations Convention Against Torture and its Optional Protocol Second Edition Edited by Manfred Nowak, Moritz Birk, and Giuliana Monina ISBN: 9780198846178 (Hardcover)Publicado: 19 February 2020Páginas: 1360 The prohibition of torture – the right to physical and mental integrity – is guaranteed in the strongest terms under international law. …

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International Studies Quarterly – Volume 63, Issue 4, December 2019

International Studies Quarterly - Volume 63, Issue 4, December 2019

International Studies Quarterly Volume 63, Issue 4, December 2019 ISSN: 0020-8833, EISSN: 1468-2478 @ISQ_Jrnl @OUPAcademic International Studies Quarterly (ISQ) is the flagship journal of the International Studies Association. It seeks to publish leading scholarship that engages with significant theoretical, empirical, and normative subjects in international studies. More detailed information about the …

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The Supremacy of International Law? – Part Two

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Supremacy of International Law? – Part Two Editor’s Note: This is the text of the 2nd Annual British Embassy (The Hague) International Law Lecture, delivered on 23 May 2016 (part two of two). Part one is available here. The relevance, engagement and application of international law in the domestic space are addressed …

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“Without further delay” – Senegal must prosecute or extradite Hissène Habré

“Without further delay” – Senegal must prosecute or extradite Hissène Habré On 20 July 2012, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued its final judgment (summary found here; press release found here) in the proceedings brought by the Kingdom of Belgium against the Republic of Senegal concerning the desired prosecution of …

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Interim measures Requests and the UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies: Canada and the Mugesera Case

Interim measures Requests and the UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies: Canada and the Mugesera Case Joanna Harrington is a Professor with the Faculty of Law and an Associate Dean with the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Alberta in Canada. As I write this post, college …

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Diplomatic Assurances, Torture and Extradition: The Case of Othman (Abu Qatada) v. the United Kingdom

Diplomatic Assurances, Torture and Extradition: The Case of Othman (Abu Qatada) v. the United Kingdom Conor McCarthy is Visiting Fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. The European Court of Human Rights has handed down its long-awaited judgment in the case of Othman (Abu Qatada) v. the …

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Suleiman Al-Adsani v Government of Kuwait and Others

Suleiman Al-Adsani v Government of Kuwait and Others COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION) (Transcript: John Larking) HEARING-DATES: 21 January 1994 21 January 1994   COUNSEL: J MacDonald QC and O Davies for the Plaintiff; The Defendants did not appear and were not represented PANEL: Butler-Sloss, Evans, Rose LJJ JUDGMENTBY-1: EVANS …

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A. E. v. Switzerland

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE A. E. v. Switzerland Communication No. 24/1995 2 May 1995 ADMISSIBILITY Submitted by: A. E. [name deleted] [represented by counsel] Alleged victim: The author State party: Switzerland Date of communication: 20 February 1995 The Committee against Torture, established under article 17 of the Convention against Torture and …

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International Law and the Prosecution of Medics in Bahrain

International Law and the Prosecution of Medics in Bahrain Sarah Fulton is International Legal Officer at REDRESS. The trial and sentencing of 20 medical professionals in Bahrain in the past two weeks has again turned the spotlight on the small Gulf Kingdom’s unfinished ‘Arab Spring’ and the repressive methods used …

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Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

PART I General principles Article 1 The objective of this Protocol is to establish a system of regular visits undertaken by independent international and national bodies to places where people are deprived of their liberty, in order to prevent torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Article …

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UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment

The States Parties to this Convention, Considering that, in accordance with the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations, recognition of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Recognizing that those rights …

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International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

Adopted by General Assembly resolution 45/158 of 18 December 1990 Preamble The States Parties to the present Convention, Taking into account the principles embodied in the basic instruments of the United Nations concerning human rights, in particular the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and …

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