To protect civil society organizations (CSOs) from the application of the legal barriers the following principles seek to articulate what governs and protects CSOs from repressive intrusions by government.
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Strategic thinking is a discipline used in all types of work. Human rights work is no exception – in order to make change, you need a plan. Find here a collection of strategic-thinking resources and tools for human rights defenders to help in the selection and application of successful tactics.
The right to life covers issues such as extrajudicial killings by State agents, imposition of the death penalty, and enforced disappearances. This factsheet on the right to life includes definitions and resources for further research.
International criminal law, though not quite as comprehensively codified or as widely ratified by States as international human rights obligations, is relevant to the study and protection of international human rights because it, generally, is aimed at punishing acts which affect fundamental human rights, namely: life, liberty, and security. This factsheet provides definitions and resources for further research.
International humanitarian law (IHL), also known as the laws of war and the law of armed conflict, is the legal framework applicable to situations of armed conflict and occupation. This factsheet provides definition and resources for further reading on IHL.
The conditions prevailing today in Pakistan affect every individual life. If we are to improve conditions then the law must be upheld to bring peace and security to the land and to build lives of dignity and respect. If we are to build a better nation then familiarity with the law is also to some degree necessary.Listed here are the points that are covered by the constitution of Pakistan. Links are provided to get the full detail.
This Institute for War and Peace Reporting document is a straightforward, yet comprehensive “beginner’s guide” to the International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia. It covers the tribunal’s establishment, mission and jurisdiction, as well as its relationship with national courts. The guide also provides basic information on how a case is conducted; from indictments and arrests, through to sentencing and appeals.