Category: human rights

  • Too much school?

    Ana put footnotes in Mac’s April 10 Immigrant Rights March flyer. omg. Compare with Berkeley’s flyer. [Tags]Immigration, Agitprop, Humor[/Tags]

  • Minow and Gourevitch: Human Rights as a recovery of Humanity

    Yongho Kim INTL245: Human Rights November 7, 2003 Gourevitch’s We wish to inform you that tomorrow we will be killed with our families is a powerful account of the genocide in Rwanda, an analysis of certain key concepts in issues of mass violations of human rights, and an outcry to the international community and the […]

  • Inter-American System

    The Inter-American System JU, SL I. Background and Institutions The Inter-American System of human rights consists principally of the General Assembly, the Meeting of Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs, the Council, and the General Secretariat. It is guided by the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man (adopted 1948) and the American […]

  • European Court of Human Rights

    KJ, SK. Group 9 This section opens with a detailed account of the Lustig- Prean and Beckett case that came before the European Court of Human Rights. These two British nationals complained that investigations into their homosexuality their discharge from the Royal Navy on the sole ground that they are homosexual violated Article 8 of […]

  • Response to the European Convention and the Case of Homosexuality

    Monday, October 27. Group 8: AT, AW, Yongho Kim Response to the European Convention and the Case of Homosexuality The European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms System constitutes a model and a standard of its own in terms of effectiveness in enforcing Human Rights among its members. The Convention was […]

  • ICCPR Mechanism

    CH, JM. Discussion Group 7 What kinds of complaints are brought before the ICCPR? How does it differ from other treaty regimes? One of the components of the ICCPR Human Rights Committee is an optional protocol (ratified by 95 of the 144 states as of March 2000), with a critical provision stating that communications must be […]