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International human rights law in Africa

Frans Viljoen

International human rights law in Africa

by Frans Viljoen

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights -- Africa,
  • Civil rights -- Africa

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [621]-645) and index.

    StatementFrans Viljoen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKQC572 .V55 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlvi, 670 p. :
    Number of Pages670
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22765850M
    ISBN 100199218587
    ISBN 109780199218585

    The International Human Rights Law Review is a bi-annual peer-reviewed journal. It aims to stimulate research and thinking on contemporary human rights issues, problems, challenges and policies. It is particularly interested in soliciting papers, whether in the legal domain or other social sciences, that are unique in their approach and which seek to address poignant concerns of our times. For general or comparative books on human rights, use the subject headings HUMAN RIGHTS; CIVIL RIGHTS or CIVIL RIGHTS (INTERNATIONAL LAW). Some books on human rights cataloged before may be found under CIVIL Size: KB.

    THE EU AND INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW 6 | OHCHR REGIONAL OFFICE FOR EUROPE Summary The Member States of the European Union are subject to a range of human rights obligations derived from the Charter of the United Nations and the ‘core’ human rights File Size: KB. International human rights law (IHRL) is the body of international law designed to promote human rights on social, regional, and domestic levels. As a form of international law, international human rights law are primarily made up of treaties, agreements between sovereign states intended to have binding legal effect between the parties that have agreed to them; and customary international law.

    [London; New York: Mansell, pp. Contains several important human rights documents including the OAU Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa, African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, Rules of Procedure of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, and African Charter on the. This publication would not have been possible without the generous financial support of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. Please note that the views expressed herein are not necessa.


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