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Armed Conflict and Forcible Displacement

Individual Rights under International Law

Author: Elena Katselli Proukaki

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317243897

Category: Law

Page: 267

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This book addresses the involuntary and arbitrary displacement of individuals resulting from armed conflict and gross human rights violations. It shows that forcible displacement constitutes a serious violation of international law and of fundamental community interests. Armed Conflict and Forcible Displacement provides a critical legal analysis of the contemporary international framework, permeating forcible displacement in these circumstances and explores the rights that individuals possess with specific focus on the right not to be displaced and, where this fails, the right to return home and to receive property restitution. In doing so, this volume marries together different fields of international law and builds on the case studies of Cyprus, Colombia, Cambodia and Syria. While the case studies considered here are far from exhaustive, they are either little explored or present significant challenges due to the magnitude of displacement or contested international jurisprudence. Through this analysis, the volume exposes some of the legal challenges that individuals encounter in being protected from forcible displacement, as well as the legal obstacles that persist in ensuring the return of and the recovery of property by the displaced.?It will be of interest to those interested in the fields of international law, human rights law, as well as conflict and war studies.

Armed Conflict and Displacement

The Protection of Refugees and Displaced Persons Under International Humanitarian Law

Author: Mélanie Jacques

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107005973

Category: Law

Page: 277

View: 8818

A detailed analysis of contemporary issues relating to international humanitarian law and its interplay with war migrants.

Forcible Displacement Throughout the Ages

Towards an International Convention for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Forcible Displacement

Author: Grant Dawson,Sonia Farber

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 9004220542

Category: Law

Page: 197

View: 5353

This book analyses the anthropological, historical, and legal contours of the crime of forcible displacement and proposes specific measures that the international community can adopt in order to prevent and/or punish the perpetration of the crime in the future.

Unjust, Restrictive, and Inconsistent: The Impact of Turkey's Compensation Law with Respect to Internally Displaced People

Author: N.A

Publisher: Human Rights Watch



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Irregular Migration and Human Security in East Asia

Author: Jiyoung Song,Alistair D. B. Cook

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317907728

Category: Political Science

Page: 196

View: 8211

Across East Asia, intra-regional migration is more prevalent than inter-regional movements, and the region’s diverse histories, geopolitics, economic development, ethnic communities, and natural environments make it an excellent case study for examining the relationship between irregular migration and human security. Irregular migration can be broadly defined as people’s mobility that is unauthorised or forced, and this book expands on the existing migration-security nexus by moving away from the traditional state security lens, and instead, shifting the focus to human security. With in-depth empirical country case studies from the region, including China, Japan, North Korea, the Philippines, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand and Singapore, the contributors to this book develop a human security approach to the study of irregular migration. In cases of irregular migration, such as undocumented labour migrants, asylum seekers, internally displaced people, trafficked persons, and smuggled people, human security is the cause and/or effect of migration in both sending and receiving countries. By adopting a human security lens, the chapters provide striking insights into the motivations, vulnerabilities and insecurities of migrants; the risks, dangers and illegality they are exposed to during their journeys; as well as the potential or imagined threats they pose to the new host countries. This multidisciplinary book is based on extensive fieldwork and interviews with migrants, aid workers, NGO activists and immigration officers. As such, it will appeal to students and scholars of Asian politics and security, as well as those with interests in international relations, social policy, law, geography and migration.

Destroying Ethnic Identity

The Kurds of Turkey : an Update

Author: Lois Whitman

Publisher: Human Rights Watch

ISBN: 9780929692630

Category: Human rights

Page: 52

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Human Rights and Forced Displacement

Author: Anne Fruma Bayefsky,Joan Fitzpatrick

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 9789041115188

Category: Political Science

Page: 320

View: 5603

By Dr. Francis Deng.

Displaced and Discarded

The Plight of Internally Displaced Persons in Bogotá and Cartagena

Author: Michael Bochenek

Publisher: N.A


Category: Refugees

Page: 60

View: 4493

Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals

The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia 2003-2004

Author: André Klip,Göran Sluiter

Publisher: Intersentia Uitgevers N V


Category: Law

Page: 963

View: 7333

This 19th volume of Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals contains decisions taken by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in 2003-2004. It includes the full text of the most important decisions, identical to the original version, and includes concurring, separate, and dissenting opinions. In the book, distinguished experts in the field of international criminal law have commented on the decisions. (Series: Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals - Vol. 19)

Displaced Persons

Author: Thomas Albrich,Erik Weltsch

Publisher: Studien Verlag


Category: Holocaust survivors

Page: 112

View: 6656

International Legal Materials

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: International law

Page: N.A

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DFID asistance to Burmese internally displaced people and refugees on the Thai-Burma border

tenth report of session 2006-07, Vol. 2: Oral and written evidence

Author: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: International Development Committee

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 9780215035547

Category: Humanitarian assistance

Page: 155

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DFID assistance to Burmese internally displaced people and refugees on the Thai-Burma Border : Tenth report of session 2006-07, Vol. 2: Oral and written Evidence

Menschlichkeit für alle

die Weltbewegung des Roten Kreuzes und des Roten Halbmonds

Author: Hans Haug

Publisher: N.A


Category: Human rights

Page: 715

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Essentials of Global Mental Health

Author: Samuel O. Okpaku

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139867539

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Mental illness accounts directly for 14% of the global burden of disease and significantly more indirectly, and recent reports recognise the need to expand and improve mental health delivery on a global basis, especially in low and middle income countries. This text defines an approach to mental healthcare focused on the provision of evidence-based, cost-effective treatments, founded on the principles of sharing the best information about common problems and achieving international equity in coverage, options and outcomes. The coverage spans a diverse range of topics and defines five priority areas for the field. These embrace the domains of global advocacy, systems of development, research progress, capacity building, and monitoring. The book concludes by defining the steps to achieving equality of care globally. This is essential reading for policy makers, administrators, economists and mental health care professionals, and those from the allied professions of sociology, anthropology, international politics and foreign policy.

Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Armed Conflict

Author: Gilles Giacca

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191026913

Category: Law

Page: 414

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This book addresses the international legal obligation to protect economic, social, and cultural human rights in times of armed conflict and other situations of armed violence. These rights provide guarantees to individuals of their fundamental rights to work, to an adequate standard of living (food, water, housing), to education, and to health. Armed violence can take many forms, from civil unrest or protest and other forms of internal disturbances and tensions to higher levels of violence that may amount to armed conflict, whether of an international or of a non-international character. However, in all such cases the protection of ESC rights is sorely challenged. Situations of actual or potential violence present a number of challenges to the application and implementation of human rights law in general and socio-economic rights obligations more specifically. This book sets out the legal framework, defining what constitutes a minimum universal standard of human rights protection applicable in all circumstances. It assesses the concept and content of ESC rights' obligations, and evaluates how far they can be legally applicable in various scenarios of armed violence. By looking at the specific human rights treaty provisions, it discusses how far ESC rights obligations can be affected by practical and legal challenges to their implementation. The book addresses the key issues facing the protection of such rights in times of armed conflict: the legal conditions to limit ESC rights on security grounds, including the use of force; the extraterritorial applicability of international human rights treaties setting out ESC rights; the relationship between human rights law and international humanitarian law; and the obligations of non-state actors under human rights law and with particular relevance to the protection of ESC rights. The book assesses the nature of these potential challenges to the protection of ESC rights, and offers solutions to reinforce their continued application.

Israel Yearbook on Human Rights , Volume 30 (2000)

Author: Yoram Dinstein,Fania Domb

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 9789041117410

Category: Political Science

Page: 360

View: 4975

The "Israel Yearbook on Human Rights" - an annual published under the auspices of the Faculty of Law of Tel Aviv University since 1971 - is devoted to publishing studies by distinguished scholars in Israel and other countries on human rights in peace and war, with particular emphasis on problems relevant to the State of Israel and the Jewish people. The "Yearbook" also incorporates documentary materials, relating to Israel and the Administered Areas, which are not otherwise available in English (including summaries of judicial decisions, compilations of legislative enactments and military proclamations). "Volume 30" contains, amongst others, articles on Humanitarian Protection in non-international armed conflicts.


Author: N.A

Publisher: Human Rights Watch



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Geographies of Peace and Armed Conflict

Author: Audrey Kobayashi

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135756473

Category: Science

Page: 248

View: 7859

This collection addresses the impact of armed conflict and explores pathways to peace across the world. Topics range from geopolitics to the effects of armed conflict on the environment, resources, health, children, and transnational migration. Others explore the social processes involved in post-conflict situations, and others still the lessons for achieving effective peace. The geographical concepts addressed include the notion of "conflict space," landscapes of terror, the relationship between violence and justice, the conditions for peace, and the dynamics of post-conflict. Methods include landscape analysis, interviews with a range of citizens, mapping and geographic information science, and policy analysis. Several papers address the situation of children in conflict zones, the impact of conflict on patterns of migration, the role of gender in achieving peace, the concept of territory as a basis for conflict and for negotiation of peace, as well as the economic impact of conflict. The studies cover several world regions, including Africa, the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia, and eastern Europe. This book was originally published as a special issue of Annals of the Association of American Geographers.

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