The RaoulWallenberg Institute Compilation of Human Rights Instruments

The RaoulWallenberg Institute Compilation of Human Rights Instruments

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The selection of instruments in this compilation is based on the experience acquired by staff of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. All of the texts reproduced are the subject of frequent references in courses, seminars and workshops organized by the Institute. The Instruments chosen are both international and regional. There are treaties and declarations, some of them general and others specific or with specialized contents, and they cover civil, cultural, economic, political, social and solidarity rights. The compilation concludes with an index which should facilitate the use of the various instruments. The index covers both substantive issues and procedural avenues. An attempt has been made, with cross-references, to link identical or similar issues even when different terms are employed.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 610 pages
  • 154.94 x 241.3 x 45.72mm | 1,224.69g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1997 ed.
  • indexes
  • 0792336461
  • 9780792336464

Table of contents

A. Statutes of Intergovernmental Organizations. B. Human Rights in General. C. Rights of Women. D. Prevention/Elimination of Racial Discrimination. E. Religion. F. Rights of the Child. G. Right to Education. H. Employment. I. Rights of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples. J. Administration of Justice. Treatment of Offenders. The Judiciary, Law Enforcement and Legal Profession. Juvenile Justice. Protection of Victims. Capital Punishment. Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment; Extra-Legal Executions. HIV Infection and AIDS in Prisons. K. Asylum and Refugees. L. International Crimes. M. Right to Development.
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