The Right to Life

Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
  • erschienen am 1. März 2010
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 422 Seiten
978-90-04-18391-9 (ISBN)
The right to life is the cornerstone of human rights protection. This book explores the mechanisms and procedures through which at international level the attempt is made to safeguard human life against all structural threats, even in armed conflict.
  • Französisch
  • Dordrecht
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  • Niederlande
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
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  • Everyone interested in human rights protection, from a legal, a philosophical and a practical viewpoint. Academic teachers, students and practitioners alike may benefit from the book.
  • laminiert
  • Höhe: 246 mm
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  • Breite: 168 mm
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  • Dicke: 30 mm
  • 873 gr
978-90-04-18391-9 (9789004183919)
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Christian Tomuschat, Professor Emeritus, Humboldt University Berlin, Faculty of Law. He was a member of the UN Human Rights Committee (1977 to 1986) and the UN International Law Commission (1985 to 1996). Author of Human Rights. Between Idealism and Realism (2nd. ed. 2008).
Foreword; Part I. Introduction 1. Christian Tomuschat, The Right to Life - Legal and Political Foundations; Part II. The Right to Life as Defence against State Interference 2. Walter Kalin, 'Death is different' - The Death Penalty and the Right to a Fair Trial; 3. Paul Tavernier, Le recours a la force par la police; 4. Vera Rusinova, The Duty to Investigate the Death of Persons Arrested and/or Detained by Public Authorities; 5. Georg Nolte, The Bundesverfassungsgericht on the German Aerial Security Law: A Sonderweg from the Perspective of International Law?; 6. Rafaelle Maison, Le crime de genocide dans la jurisprudence internationale : debats et hypotheses; Part III. The Right to Life in Situations of Armed Conflict 7. Vera Gowlland-Debbas, The Right to Life and the Relationship between Human Rights and Humanitarian Law; 8. Nils Melzer, The ICRC's Clarification Process on the Notion of Direct Participation in Hostilities under International Humanitarian Law; 9. Stefan Oeter, Collateral Damages - Military Necessity and the Right to Life; 10. Michael Bothe, The Status of Captured Fighters in Non-International Armed Conflict; 11. Philippe Weckel, Les " combattants irreguliers " en situation d'occupation militaire; 12. Stefanie Schmahl, Targeted Killings - A Challenge for International Law?; 13. Helene Tigroudja, Assassinats cibles et droit a la vie dans la jurisprudence de la Cour supreme israelienne; Part IV. A Right of Resistance? 14. Jean d'Aspremont, Le tyrannicide en droit international; Part V. Positive Obligations Deriving from the Right to Life? 15. Emmanuel Decaux, Le droit a la vie et le droit a une alimentation suffisante; 16. Eibe Riedel, The Right to Life and the Right to Health, in particular the Obligation to Reduce Child Mortality; 17. Astrid Epiney, 'Refugies ecologiques' et droit international; Part VI. Conclusions 18. Pierre d'Argent, Conclusions generales : " Le droit a la vie en tant que jus cogens donnant naissance a des obligations erga omnes ? " Contributors (Biographical Notes).

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