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Civil and Political Rights

Magdalena Forowicz

in The Reception of International Law in the European Court of Human Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592678
eISBN:
9780191595646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592678.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The enactment of the Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and its First Optional Protocol provided additional options to the individual applicant seeking redress for the wrongs suffered. At the ... More


Prosecution under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Anja Seibert-Fohr

in Prosecuting Serious Human Rights Violations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569328
eISBN:
9780191721502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569328.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter elaborates on the role prosecution plays for the protection of human rights under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. It analyses the standards of this universal ... More


The Evolution of the Global Human Rights Regime

Rosemary Foot

in Rights Beyond Borders: The Global Community and the Struggle over Human Rights in China

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297765
eISBN:
9780191599279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297769.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the 1970s, a time when the Beijing government was becoming more active internationally, the human rights regime reached a major turning point. In 1976, the two international human rights ... More


Democratic Deficit and the WTO

Sarah Joseph

in Blame it on the WTO?: A Human Rights Critique

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199565894
eISBN:
9780191728693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565894.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyses arguments that the WTO suffers from a ‘democratic deficit’, which would cast doubt on the legitimacy and perhaps the desirability of the WTO's rules. The first section outlines ... More


Conclusion

Michael G. Kearney

in The Prohibition of Propaganda for War in International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232451
eISBN:
9780191716034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232451.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This concluding chapter summarises the key findings made in the book, highlighting the various efforts made at prohibiting propaganda for war throughout the past century, and its unusual location in ... More


New Bearings in Social Rights? The Communications Procedure Under the ICESCR

Eibe Riedel

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0037
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

When the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) were drawn up in 1966, nearly twenty years of ... More


The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (Iccpr) in the Light of Islamic Law

MASHOOD A. BADERIN

in International Human Rights and Islamic Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199285402
eISBN:
9780191709173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285402.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the provisions of the ICCPR in the light of Islamic law to determine their scope of compatibility. It investigates each right under the ICCPR, followed by an Islamic law ... More


Liberal Democracy and the Media in European and International Law

Perry Keller

in European and International Media Law: Liberal Democracy, Trade, and the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198268550
eISBN:
9780191728518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268550.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Chapter Three examines the political and legal foundations of European and international media law. These stem from long running efforts to entrench liberal economic and political principles into ... More


The Media in European and International Human Rights Law

Perry Keller

in European and International Media Law: Liberal Democracy, Trade, and the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198268550
eISBN:
9780191728518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268550.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Chapter Six sets out, separately, the principles and rules of European and international human rights law that most directly affect the media. The Chapter examines the ECHR Article 10 right to ... More


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

Daniel Moeckli, Helen Keller, and Corina Heri (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198825890
eISBN:
9780191864902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825890.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Half a century ago, on 16 December 1966, the UN General Assembly adopted the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and ... More


Complementary Protection in International Refugee Law

Jane McAdam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199203062
eISBN:
9780191724169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203062.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book considers the legal obligations countries have to people who do not meet the legal definition of a ‘refugee’, but who have been forcibly displaced from their homes. This is known as ... More


Remedies, Procedural Guarantees (and the Unavoidability of Admission to Territory)

Violeta Moreno-Lax

in Accessing Asylum in Europe: Extraterritorial Border Controls and Refugee Rights under EU Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198701002
eISBN:
9780191770517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198701002.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The rights to asylum and to protection against refoulement, as per Chapters 8-9, entail both substantive and procedural components. This chapter scrutinizes the remedies and procedural safeguards ... More


The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights I

Patrick Thornberry

in Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) was adopted by the UN General Assembly and entered into force on 23 March 1976. The Covenant has been ratified by 148 States, ... More


The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights II: Article 27 and other global standards on minority rights

Patrick Thornberry

in Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The most regular examinations of indigenous issues by the Human Rights Committee in the reporting procedure and under the Optional Protocol have taken place in connection with Article 27: In those ... More


The Scope of Ill-Treatment under the ECHR and ICCPR

JANE McADAM

in Complementary Protection in International Refugee Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199203062
eISBN:
9780191724169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203062.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The scope of non-refoulement is recognized under international law as extending beyond article 33 of the Refugee Convention to encompass torture. Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights ... More


Sovereignty: A View from the International Bench

Christopher Greenwood

in Sovereignty and the Law: Domestic, European and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684069
eISBN:
9780191765865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684069.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

This Chapter focuses on sovereignty as a part of the international order. The discussion first addresses the distinction between sovereignty in the internal and international senses of power and ... More


Realizing the Rights of Undocumented Children in Europe

Jyothi Kanics

in Children Without a State: A Global Human Rights Challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015271
eISBN:
9780262295437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015271.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The translation of legal protection offered to undocumented children in Europe into effective child rights policies is examined in the chapter. Standards and treaties, including the International ... More


International Structures Affecting Data Privacy in Asia

Graham Greenleaf

in Asian Data Privacy Laws: Trade & Human Rights Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199679669
eISBN:
9780191767487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679669.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter considers all of the international standards, instruments, and institutions affecting data privacy in Asia. There are no Asia-wide instruments or institutions comparable to those central ... More


International human rights: ‘Taming’ global economic markets?

Ronald Labonté and Arne Ruckert

in Health Equity in a Globalizing Era: Past Challenges, Future Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198835356
eISBN:
9780191872952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835356.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

A long-standing and fundamental facet of global governance for health has been the development of an international human rights framework. Arising from the aftermath of World War II, human rights are ... More


Introduction

Helen Keller and Daniel Moeckli

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/9780198825890.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The following introduces the book by explaining its background and providing an overview of its different parts. It also provides a brief summary of the chapters and the themes discussed by the ... More


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