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The Human Rights Law Commentary is an annual online journal produced and edited by students within the University of Nottingham School of Law from 2005-2007.
Publishing writing by practitioners and students as well as academics, the Commentary provides postgraduate students with the opportunity to be involved with all stages of publishing an academic journal, whilst offering its wider academic and professional readership informed, articulate opinions on current international human rights matters. The Commentary is legally oriented, informed by human rights practice and related disciplines.
Editorial Articles Militarised Commerce and Rights Violations in the Developing World: Is the International Legal System Adequately Protecting the Vulnerable? - Adam Smith Returning Terrorist Suspects against Diplomatic Assurances: Effective Safeguard or Undermining the Absolute Ban on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment? - Constanze Alexia Schimmel Enforced Starvation: Exploring Individual Criminal Responsibility for State-Induced Famines - Daniel Butler A Critique of the ICRC's Customary Rules Concerning Displaced Persons: General Accuracy, Conflation, and a Missed Opportunity- Jamieson L. Greer
Protecting Children's Rights in Sport: The Use of Minimum Age- Siri Farstad
Human Rights Protection Begins and Ends at Home: The 'Pilot Judgment Procedure' Developed by the European Court of Human Rights- Costas Paraskeva
Female Genital Surgeries: Rethinking the Role of International Human Rights Law- Margaret Kwoka
Steven D. Roper and Lilian A. Barria, Designing Criminal Tribunals - Sovereignty And International Concerns In The Protection Of Human Rights - David Krivanek
A. Lawson and C. Gooding (eds), Disability Rights in Europe: From Theory to Practice - Nell Munro
Amnesties, Pardons And Complementarity: Does The International Criminal Court Have The Tools To End Impunity? - Rhys David Evans
Application of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities in Kosovo: Opportunities for NGO Advocacy- Snježana Bokulic
Non-Discrimination and Difference: The (Non-) Essence of Human Rights Law- Bal Sokhi-Bulley
Redefining Universality- Claire Physsas
The Individual And His Or Her Culture: On Globalisation, Human Rights And Identity- Vincent Depaigne
The Religious Foundations of Human Rights: A Perspective from the Judeo-Christian Tradition and Hinduism- Dipti Patel
The Reform of Shari’a-derived Divorce Legislation in Egypt: International Standards and the Cultural Debate- Jasmine Moussa
Rob Blekxtoon, Wouter van Ballegooij and Antonio Vitorino (eds), Handbook on The European Arrest Warrant - Basak Demir
Humanitarian Intervention and State Responsibility - Jan Kratochvil
Contractual Solutions for Migrant Labourers: The Case of Domestic Workers in the Middle East- Gwenann S. Manseau
Security Council Reform: The Case for Human Security?-Emma McClean
The Child's Right to be Heard in Northern Ireland: Human Right or Token Gesture?- Lyndsey Buchanan
Heeding Peru's Lesson: Paying Reparations to Detainees of Anti-Terrorism Laws- Lisa J. Laplante
'Friends of the Court': The Role of Human Rights Non-Governmental Organisations in the Litigation Proceedings- Anna Wilkowska-Landowska
Constructed Criminality and Contemporary Solutions for De-Notified Tribes- Celia Joanne Jenkins
Forsythe, David P., The Humanitarians: The International Committee of the Red Cross by David Gault
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