martes, septiembre 22, 2020

Archivo de Etiquetas: ICCPR

The Human Rights Covenants at 50

The Human Rights Covenants at 50 Their Past, Present, and Future Edited by Daniel Moeckli and Helen Keller Consultant Editor Corina Heri

The Human Rights Covenants at 50 Author: Edited by Daniel Moeckli and Helen Keller Consultant Editor Corina Heri ISBN: 9780198825890 Binding: Hardcover Publication Date: 28 August 2018 Price: $99.95 Their Past, Present, and Future Edited by Daniel Moeckli and Helen Keller Consultant Editor Corina Heri The first comprehensive work taking …

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Visions of the ‘Right to Democratic Governance’ under International Law: The Complexities of the Philippines under Duterte

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Visions of the ‘Right to Democratic Governance’ under International Law: The Complexities of the Philippines under Duterte Is international law any closer to defining the content of a “right to democratic governance”? International human rights law instruments do not prescribe a form of governance, but they do explicitly refer to …

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The Important Role of International Law in Legal Challenges to Trump’s Anti-Refugee Order

OpinioJuris

The Important Role of International Law in Legal Challenges to Trump’s Anti-Refugee Order by Jonathan Hafetz [Jonathan Hafetz is Professor of Law at Seton Hall University School of Law.] President Trump’s recent executive order temporarily barring the entry of refugees and others has provoked widespread protests, inflicted unnecessary suffering, and …

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Turkey’s Derogation from Human Rights Treaties – An Update

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Turkey’s Derogation from Human Rights Treaties – An Update In an earlier post of 27 July I provided a first assessment of Turkey’s declared derogation from the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and an assessment what kind of measures could be expected, as derogations both from the ECHR and …

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The Supremacy of International Law? – Part One

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Supremacy of International Law? – Part One Editor’s Note: This is the text of the 2nd Annual British Embassy (The Hague) International Law Lecture, delivered on 23 May 2016 (part one of two). My topic is The Supremacy of International Law? I chose the subject unwisely, seduced by the …

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US Fourth ICCPR Report, IHRL and IHL

US Fourth ICCPR Report, IHRL and IHL The US Government recently submitted to the Human Rights Committee its fourth periodic report on its compliance with the ICCPR. On the issues near and dear to my heart – the extraterritorial application of the ICCPR and the relationship between IHRL and IHRL …

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When to Kill and When to Capture?

When to Kill and When to Capture? My previous post on the Osama bin Laden killing and a number of posts at Opinio Juris have attracted a very productive discussion in the comments, which I would recommend to all readers who haven’t seen it already. The key issue that has …

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Was the Killing of Osama bin Laden Lawful?

Was the Killing of Osama bin Laden Lawful? Yes. I wouldn’t say beyond any doubt, but for practical purposes very nearly so. As I’ve argued before, there are three bodies of law (potentially) relevant for assessing the legality of a targeted killing: the jus ad bellum, IHL, and human rights …

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The Relationship between National Law and International Law in the Report of the Georgia Fact-Finding Mission: A Rejoinder

The Relationship between National Law and International Law in the Report of the Georgia Fact-Finding Mission: A Rejoinder Editor’s Note: This post is a continuation of a discussion engendered by a previous post by André de Hoogh. Readers will benefit from reading that previous post and the comments made in …

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