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Influence of the ICCPR in the Middle East

Başak Çali

in The Human Rights Covenants at 50: Their Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198825890
eISBN:
9780191864902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825890.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter surveys the legal influence of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) on the domestic laws of States in the Middle East region. It analyses ratification, ... More


Minority Rights in the Middle East

Joshua Castellino and Kathleen A. Cavanaugh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679492
eISBN:
9780191758539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679492.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This, the third book of the OUP Series on Minority Rights Law, focusses on minorities in the Middle East. Written at a time of great turmoil and also hope in the region, the book seeks to examine ... More


Conclusion

Joshua Castellino and Kathleen A. Cavanaugh

in Minority Rights in the Middle East

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679492
eISBN:
9780191758539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679492.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The concluding chapter focusses on the ‘Maspero incident’ where a protest by Egyptian Copts resulted in violent clashes between Copts and the wider Egyptian community as well as security forces. Here ... More


The Politics of Sectarianism and Its Reflection in Questions of International Law and State Formation in the Middle East

Kathleen Cavanaugh and Joshua Castellino

in Arcs of Global Justice: Essays in Honour of William A. Schabas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190272654
eISBN:
9780190272685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190272654.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

As the relationships between communities (majority and minority) within states in the Middle East are recalibrated and competition for access to political and economic decision-making institutions ... More


The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: Law and Practice

Amal Alamuddin, Nidal Nabil Jurdi, and David Tolbert (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199687459
eISBN:
9780191767111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687459.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book provides an analytical overview of the establishment and functioning of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, the newest and most controversial of the UN-sponsored international criminal ... More


From Slaves to Prisoners of War: The Ottoman Empire, Russia, and International Law

Will Smiley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198785415
eISBN:
9780191827334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785415.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Public International Law

The Ottoman–Russian wars of the eighteenth century reshaped the map of Eurasia and the Middle East, but they also birthed a novel concept—the prisoner of war. For centuries, hundreds of thousands of ... More


Introduction

Will Smiley

in From Slaves to Prisoners of War: The Ottoman Empire, Russia, and International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198785415
eISBN:
9780191827334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785415.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Public International Law

This chapter frames the arguments of the book, defines terms, and outlines the story that will follow. In the eighteenth century, the Ottoman state and its Russian rival, through conflict and ... More


Conclusion

Will Smiley

in From Slaves to Prisoners of War: The Ottoman Empire, Russia, and International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198785415
eISBN:
9780191827334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785415.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Public International Law

This chapter sums up the arguments of the book, after a brief discussion of how Ottoman captivity during the First World War continued earlier legacies. It assesses the book’s lessons for our view of ... More


The Counterinsurgent's Constitution: Law in the Age of Small Wars

Ganesh Sitaraman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199930319
eISBN:
9780190260156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199930319.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Since the “surge” in Iraq in 2006, counterinsurgency effectively became America's dominant approach for fighting wars. Yet many of the major controversies and debates surrounding counterinsurgency ... More


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