Essays about: "International Human Rights Law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 563 essays containing the words International Human Rights Law.

  1. 1. The extraterritorial application of the European Convention on Human Rights and the United Nations Convention against Torture in frozen conflict regions as a tool of ensuring the prohibition of torture — the cases of Transnistria and Abkhazia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Lidia Carchilan; [2019]
    Keywords : frozen conflict; grey zones; extraterritoriality; jurisdiction; state responsibility; torture; de facto governments; effective control; Transnistria; Abkhazia; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The existence of frozen conflicts in Europe are posing difficulties in the application of international human rights treaties. This is due to, de facto governments of break-away regions not cooperating with international mechanisms and refusing to comply with regional and international instruments. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Principle of Non-refoulement and the Protection of Converts : A Case Study on Converts in International Human Rights Law

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Alexandra Tawaifi; [2019]
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    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to answer the questions: Is the principle of non-refoulementprotecting converts under international law? Is there any difference in the determination of non-refoulementof convertsdepending on supervising body? And if so, is it considered discrimination against converts?  These questions are answered by examining three cases from the ECtHR and five from the HRC. The research is conducted with the help of two methods and one theory. READ MORE

  3. 3. Implementing the Right to Access to Justice for Persons with PTSD in Swedish Asylum Proceedings

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten; Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Malin Rantzer; [2019]
    Keywords : public international law; human rights law; human rights; CRPD; Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; UNCRPD; PTSD; post-traumatic stress syndrome; trauma; access to justice; disability; disabilities; mental disabilities; procedural rights; procedural accommodations; Sweden; asylum; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : By combining a legal doctrinal study and an empirical interview study, this thesis examines the implementation of the right to access to justice under article 13 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for persons who due to post-traumatic stress syndrome have difficulties accounting for their stories in asylum proceedings. The starting point is that persons with PTSD likely will have more difficulties than others in presenting stories that will be viewed as credible, and that this could be mitigated through full implementation of article 13 of the CRPD. READ MORE

  4. 4. Climate change law and litigation in Sweden with scenarios from Europe : Possibilities for members of the public to challenge the state's responsibility for climate change through litigation

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Ana-Sofia Valderas; [2019]
    Keywords : climate change law; climate change litigation; Sweden; greenhouse gas emissions; Paris Agreement; European Convention on Human Rights; Aarhus Convention; environmental human rights; tort law; climate policy decisions; permit decisions; judicial review;

    Abstract : The Swedish government is legally obliged to conduct climate policy work that will protect nature and humanity from the harmful effects of climate change. Obligations related to the environment arise under Swedish domestic law, European law and international law. READ MORE

  5. 5. Legal analysis of Collision Liability in the context of Unmanned Shipping

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Hannes Gosch; [2019]
    Keywords : Maritime Law; Collision Liability; Unmanned Shipping; Autonomous Ships; Remote-Controlled Ships; Product Liability; Transportation Law; International Law; Sjörätt; Autonoma fartyg.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The aim of this graduation thesis Legal analysis of Collision Liability in the context of Unmanned Shipping is to examine how the implementation of commercial unmanned ships will interact with the legal framework for collision liability. New technological advancements have proven that the notion of an unmanned ship might become a reality in the near future. READ MORE