Essays about: "International Human Rights Law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 626 essays containing the words International Human Rights Law.

  1. 1. Soli, Sanguinis and Sinking States. The legal foundations of upholdning the right to nationality in the event of climate change turning sovereign territories uninhabitable

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Johanna Sjöholm; [2021-02-03]
    Keywords : climate change; migration; statelessness; nationality; ius soli; ius sanguinis; human rights;

    Abstract : The argument of this paper is that the two main principles of nationality law used by nation states are not designed to handle the possible scenario of states sinking due to climate change. With the consequence of its habitants having to seek haven elsewhere, the focus is to illustrate how the application of the principles ius soli and ius sanguinis stand in relation to the universal human right to a nationality in the event of a state becoming uninhabitable and/or physically extinct. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mind the Gaps : Why de facto protection of human rights on social media is so difficult and what could be done about it

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Helena Borgå; [2021]
    Keywords : social media; Facebook; freedom of expression; right to privacy; normative conflict mediation; the identity of legal systems; legal pluralism; international legal subjectivity;

    Abstract : This thesis explores if and how states can regain control over large social media platforms like Facebook, and by doing so ensuring that individuals on those platforms can de facto enjoy their human rights, as enshrined in international treaties. Today, the platforms are crucial facilitators of human rights but at the same time facilitators of threats towards the enjoyment of the same rights. READ MORE

  3. 3. Process and Meaning : A Coverian Analysis of Animal Defenders International v. UK and the Procedural Turn of the ECtHR

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Arvid Skagerlid; [2021]
    Keywords : Robert Cover; Animal Defenders International; subsidiarity; the subsidiarity principle; margin of appreciation; ECHR; ECtHR; procedural turn; process-based review; procedural review; European Convention of Human Rights; European Court of Human Rights; Animal Defenders International v. the UK; democracy to come; Derrida p;

    Abstract : In this thesis, the legal theory of Robert Cover is employed to analyse the procedural turn of the ECtHR. The text studies how Animal Defenders International v. the United Kingdom (ADI) and subsequent case law relate to the margin of appreciation doctrine and how this can be understood from a Coverian point of view. READ MORE

  4. 4. Refuge from Climate Change? : The Principle of Non-Refoulement under the ICCPR and the ECHR in the Context of Climate Change

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Joel Herrault; [2021]
    Keywords : non-refoulement; climate refugees; climate change; human rights law; ECHR article 3; ECtHR; ICCPR articles 6 and 7; United Nations Human Rights Committee; slow onset processes; climate change effects; klimatflyktingar; non-refoulement; EKMR artikel 3; ICCPR artikel 6 och 7;

    Abstract : In the early 1990s the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicted that the gravest effects of climate change could be on human migration, as millions would be displaced by coastal erosion, flooding, and drought. Today, this is considered a reality that is coming ever closer. READ MORE

  5. 5. Yoga in prison. A progressive development for prison health and rehabilitation?

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

    Author : Emma Louise Caitlin Pettifor; [2021]
    Keywords : Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Drawing together the right to health in prison, and the understanding that yoga has numerous positive impacts on health, this paper explores the potential for using yoga as a way to improve prison conditions and experience from a human rights perspective. Secondary literature is used to answer two research questions: whether yoga is an appropriate and effective tool for realising international health standards in prisons and whether yoga is an appropriate and effective tool for rehabilitation in prisons. READ MORE