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Treaty bodies and States: shaping custom

Kasey McCall-Smith

in International organisations, non-State actors, and the formation of customary international law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526134158
eISBN:
9781526161000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134165.00023
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter delivers an account of the way in which the engagement between States and the United Nations human rights treaty bodies plays a clear, but often overlooked, role in shaping customary ... More


Globalization, Climate Change, and Indigenous Peoples in the Arctic: An Interface between Free Trade and the Right to Culture

Kamrul Hossain

in Globalization, International Law, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074151
eISBN:
9780199080830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074151.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on the Arctic region, which suffers greatly from environmental changes due to global climate change. Environmental preservation in the Arctic has a significant link to certain ... More


Conditions of Imprisonment or Detention

Nigel Rodley and Matt Pollard

in The Treatment of Prisoners under International Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199693566
eISBN:
9780191807503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693566.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter deals with the question of conditions of imprisonment or detention. It enumerates the principles of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the American Convention on ... More


Extra-legal Executions

Nigel Rodley and Matt Pollard

in The Treatment of Prisoners under International Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199693566
eISBN:
9780191807503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693566.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter looks into extra-legal executions and its variety, summary or arbitrary execution. It examines the language used in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights in confirming ... More


The Impact and Importance of International Human Rights Standards: Asia in World Perspective

Saul Lehrfreund

in Confronting Capital Punishment in Asia: Human Rights, Politics and Public Opinion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685776
eISBN:
9780191765773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685776.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

International norms and standards have been developed to provide a code of irreducible standards that are applicable to all states pending total abolition of capital punishment. This chapter ... More


Betting on the Long Term, 1998–1999

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:
10.1093/0198297769.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

All governments involved in the human rights struggle in China could claim certain policy successes by 1998: for the democracies, there was the release of a few Chinese dissidents, a visit to China ... More


Conditional Membership: Socialization and Community Delimitation

Ryan Goodman and Derek Jinks

in Socializing States: Promoting Human Rights through International Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199300990
eISBN:
9780199367610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199300990.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapters 5–7 demonstrate that a close analysis of the characteristics and function of each mechanism matters for designing international institutions such as human rights treaties. These chapters ... More


Religion and Freedom of Association

Natan Lerner

in Religion and Human Rights: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199733453
eISBN:
9780190258269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733453.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the relationship between religion and freedom of association and its implications for human rights. It first considers the international law that is applicable to freedom of ... More


Religion and Freedom of Choice

Paul M. Taylor

in Religion and Human Rights: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199733453
eISBN:
9780190258269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733453.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the relationship between religion and freedom of choice. It first traces the historical developments within the United Nations and some contemporary challenges facing the ... More


The Right to Religious and Moral Freedom

Michael J. Perry

in Religion and Human Rights: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199733453
eISBN:
9780190258269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733453.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the right to religious and moral freedom, first by considering the provisions set forth in Article 18 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. In particular, ... More


Hunger at the Nexus of Rights and Development

Michelle Jurkovich

in Feeding the Hungry: Advocacy and Blame in the Global Fight against Hunger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751165
eISBN:
9781501751189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751165.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explains why there is no anti-hunger norm and why some rights may struggle to generate norms. It considers what constitutes a human right and how issues that sit at the nexus of ... More


Rights of Suspects and Accused

John RWD Jones QC and Dr Miša Zgonec-Rožej

in The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: Law and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199687459
eISBN:
9780191767111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687459.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents distinctive features of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) that may impinge upon the rights of the defendants. It sets out the STL's legal framework with regard to the ... More


Interpreting Fairness in International Criminal Trials

Yvonne McDermott

in Fairness in International Criminal Trials

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198739814
eISBN:
9780191802782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739814.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines a number of theories of fairness and how they might inform our understanding of what fairness means in the context of international criminal trials. It also discusses the ... More


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