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The Development of International Human Rights Law

DINAH SHELTON

in Remedies in International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207534
eISBN:
9780191708794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207534.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The obligation to provide effective remedies is an essential component of international human rights law. A state that fails to protect fully individuals against human rights violations or that ... More


Responsibility of States for Violations of Human Rights and Humanitarian Norms

Theodor Meron

in Human Rights and Humanitarian Norms as Customary Law

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198257455
eISBN:
9780191681769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198257455.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the relationship between human rights and state responsibility, based on the fundamental proposition that a breach of conventional or customary human rights or humanitarian ... More


National Legal Orders

ANDREW CLAPHAM

in Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Actors

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288465
eISBN:
9780191707681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288465.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter looks at how different national legal orders tackle the question of holding non-state actors accountable for human rights violations. The key jurisdictions under examination are: the UK, ... More


The Jurisdiction of International Institutions and Tribunals

DINAH SHELTON

in Remedies in International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207534
eISBN:
9780191708794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207534.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter considers the jurisdiction and competence of the various international institutions and tribunals to afford redress with respect to human rights. Close to a dozen international ... More


Transitional Justice Through Reparation

PAUL CHRISTOPH BORNKAMM

in Rwanda's Gacaca Courts: Between Retribution and Reparation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199694471
eISBN:
9780191738326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694471.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The issue of reparation for the violation of individual rights appeared on the agenda of the UN human rights bodies some twenty years ago. Since then, it has been closely linked to the field of ... More


The Role of International Actors in National Accountability Processes

Naomi Roht‐Arriaza

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The response of an incoming government to past crimes and gross violations of human rights depends primarily on a combination of domestic political, military and socioeconomic factors. However, ... More


Repression and the Discourse of Human-Rights Violations in the Southern Cone

LUIS RONIGER and MARIO SZNAJDER

in The Legacy of Human-Rights Violations in the Southern Cone: Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296157
eISBN:
9780191685200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296157.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the democratic breakdowns in the 1970s; the subsequent patterns of repression under authoritarian rule in Uruguay, Argentina, and Chile; and the discourse of human rights ... More


Oblivion and Memory in the Redemocratized Southern Cone

LUIS RONIGER and MARIO SZNAJDER

in The Legacy of Human-Rights Violations in the Southern Cone: Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296157
eISBN:
9780191685200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296157.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the politics of oblivion and the memory of human rights violations after the redemocratization in the Southern Cone countries of Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. Even after ... More


Introduction

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

in Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America: Uruguay and Chile

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280385
eISBN:
9780191598852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280386.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Introduction is given to the subject (and structure) of the book: the analysis of Uruguayan and Chilean attempts to resolve the human rights’ violation conflicts inherited from military-state ... More


Reconciliation: An Ethic for Peacebuilding

John Paul Lederach and R. Scott Appleby

in Strategies of Peace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395914
eISBN:
9780199776801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395914.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the applicability of a political ethic of reconciliation to cases of gross human rights violations and past political injustices, drawing on reconciliation’s central ... More


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