This interactive dashboard maps the ratification status of 18 international human rights treaties by country. The indicator refers to the expression by the State of its consent to be bound by a human rights treaty under international law.
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This webpage from the American Bar Association Center for Human Rights lists a variety of human rights resources arranged by topic for your convenience. Resources include human rights documents, ABA publications, links to outside entities, and more.
This website contains the on-line versions of books previously published in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress as part of the Country Studies/Area Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region’s historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy.
This webpage provides a follow-up report on the United Arab Emirates’ 2nd Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) from 2013.
El objeto del presente informe es determinar, a través de la observación de un juicio de alta relevancia política en la República Bolivariana de Venezuela, si existen o no violaciones al debido proceso en contra de las personas a quienes se les inició una investigación criminal por la muerte y lesiones de personas en ese país con ocasión del golpe de estado del 11 de abril de 2002. Como se verá, la aproximación a ese estudio tiene en cuenta cuestiones vinculadas al acceso a los procedimientos, la estabilidad de los jueces, la independencia de los juzgadores, entre otros.
LATIA is a platform where members complement each other’s efforts by coordinating and promoting Latin America’s economic sector, attracting foreign direct investment, boosting exports and promoting the internationalization of Latin-American companies.
GlobaLex is an electronic legal publication dedicated to international and foreign law research, published by the Hauser Global Law School Program at NYU School of Law. It is committed to the dissemination of high-level international, foreign, and comparative law research tools in order to accommodate the needs of an increasingly global educational and practicing legal world.
This guide is based upon the IDC Core Position and provides supporting authority for each of the IDC’s 10 Core Position principles. The guide provides a concise, user-friendly guide to civil society, UN partners, and government policy makers on some of the key international obligations of states to avoid unnecessary immigration detention and to implement alternatives to detention.
This working paper attempts to map the web of international and regional instruments and mechanisms that together make up the “solid legal framework” relevant to the phenomenon of migration-related detention, which the Global Detention Project defines as the “deprivation of liberty of non-citizens because of their status.”
This article highlights the legitimacy problems of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon while indicating actions that might curb these issues and emphasizing that the Tribunal can only be the first of many steps toward establishing effective government accountability in the country.