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Published by M. Nijhoff Publishers, Distributors for the U.S. and Canada, Kluwer Boston in The Hague, Boston, Hingham, MA, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Human rights.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by B.G. Ramcharan.
SeriesInternational studies in human rights ;, v. 1
ContributionsRamcharan, B. G.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK3240.4 .I58 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 259 p. ;
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3492711M
ISBN 109024730422
LC Control Number82012577

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International Law and Fact-Finding in the Field of Human Rights Revised and Edited Reprint Belgrade Minimal Rules of Procedure for International Human Rights Fact-Finding Missions. Annex V: UN General Assembly Resolution 35/ Bibliography. To implement this view of human rights, the book argues, requires going beyond the. Get this from a library! International law and fact-finding in the field of human rights. [B G Ramcharan;] -- "Human rights fact-finding is at the heart of efforts for the international protection of human rights. Gross violations of human rights are still a tragic feature of life in many parts of the world. The definitive work in the field, International Human Rights provides a comprehensive analysis of this wide and diverse subject area. Written by world-renowned scholars Philip Alston and Ryan Goodman, this book is the successor to the widely acclaimed International Human Rights in Context. Alston and Goodman have chosen a wide selection of materials from primary and secondary sources. Fact-finding is at the heart of human rights advocacy, and is often at the center of international controversies about alleged government abuses. In recent years, human rights fact-finding has greatly proliferated and become more sophisticated and complex, while also being subjected to stronger scrutiny from governments. Nevertheless, despite the prominence of fact-finding, it remains.

International Human Rights Philip Alston and Ryan Goodman. New to this Edition: Completely updated to include substantially revised material on women's rights, economic and social rights, the UN human rights machinery, the International Criminal Court, the responsibility to protect, universal jurisdiction, and conflicts in culture and traditional practices. Bergsmo, M. and Wiley, W. H., ‘Human Rights Professionals and the Criminal Investigation and Prosecution of Core International Crimes’, in Skåre, S., Burkey, I. and Mørk, H. (eds.), Manual on Human Rights Monitoring: An Introduction for Human Rights Field Officers, 3rd rev. edn (University of Oslo: Norwegian Center for Human Rights, ). Fact-finding is at the heart of human rights advocacy, and is often at the center of international disputes about alleged government abuses. Recently, there has been a huge increase in the number and variety of fact-finding mechanisms established, including by governments, intergovernmental bodies, nongovernmental organizations, and private actors. The International Human Rights Fact-Finding Guidelines (The Lund-London Guidelines) were produced by the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in The Guidelines were launched at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law Conference on 1 June , London.

Fact-finding is at the heart of human rights advocacy, and is often at the center of international controversies about alleged government abuses. In recent years, human rights fact-finding has greatly proliferated and become more sophisticated and complex, while also being subjected to stronger scrutiny from governments. Nevertheless, despite the prominence of fact-finding, it remains Cited by: Ramcharan, B. G. International law and fact-finding in the field of human rights/ edited by B.G. Ramcharan M. Nijhoff Publishers ; Distributors for the U.S. and Canada, Kluwer Boston The Hague ; Boston: Hingham, MA, USA Australian/Harvard Citation. About The Book: Fact-finding is at the heart of human rights advocacy and is often at the center of international controversies about alleged governmental abuses. In recent years there has been a huge increase in the number and variety of fact-finding mechanisms established and employed in practice. humanitarian law and international human rights law. Chapter II analyses the formal requirements for the concurrent application of international human rights law and international humanitarian law, particularly from the perspective of the existence of an armed conflict and its territorial scope.