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The International Law of Human Rights in Africa

Basic Documents and Annotated Bibliography

by M. Hamalengwa

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Published by Kluwer Law International .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights,
  • Political Science,
  • International,
  • Political And Civil Rights,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Law,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Contracts,
  • Africa,
  • Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsE. V. O. Dankwa (Compiler)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9088242M
    ISBN 109024735874
    ISBN 109789024735877

    International human rights law has emerged as an academic subject in its own right, separate from, but still related to international law. This book explains the distinctive nature of this discipline by examining the influence of the idea of human rights on general international law. The book then goes on to explore the relevance of international human rights law and international criminal law for global business. International soft law and policy initiatives which have blossomed in recent years are evaluated along with private modes of regulation.

    Rights are Human Rights Women s Rights are Human Rights Designed and Printed at United Nations, Geneva (E) – November – 3, – HR/PUB/14/2 United Nations publication Sales No. EXIV.5 ISBN File Size: KB. The International Law of Human Rights examines the fundamentals of human rights law from the advent of the United Nations Charter through to the challenging contemporary issues facing the human rights regime.. The second edition introduces the intricacies of human rights law and provides up-to-date coverage of human rights issues while exploring emerging areas of human rights law.

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted in , set the foundation for the development of the corpus of international human rights rights and obligations are set forth in a. The book further includes thematic chapters dealing with Namibian equality jurisprudence, right to health litigation in Nigeria, children’s rights litigation in South Africa, the Habré case in Senegal, and the role of the Uganda Human Rights Commission in promoting international law.


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This book provides a comprehensive and analytical overview of human rights law in Africa. It examines the institutions, norms, and processes for human rights realization provided for under the United Nations system, the African Union, and sub-regional economic communitites in Africa, and explores their relationship with the national legal systems of African by:   This book discusses the links between these institutions, and 20 years jurisprudence stemming from the entry into force on 21st October of the major African human rights instrument, the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights.

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ILDCand IHRLform part of the Oxford Reports on International Law, an online service published by Oxford University Press. viii Research handbook on international human rights law. It is a short introduction which aims to give a quick insight into the general principles of international law as well as the basic elements of international criminal law, humanitarian law, refugee law and human rights law which may be relevant in a counter-terrorism context.

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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.

Lastly, the book looks at the national level in Africa in Part V, starting with how human rights standards in African and international treaties are incorporated into domestic law (basic concepts of monism and dualism) before looking at some examples from 14 different African states, both Francophone and : Rachel Murray.

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