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United Ireland Human Rights And International Law

Author : Francis Anthony Boyle
ISBN : 0983353921
Genre : History
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"During the past three decades, international legal expert Francis A. Boyle has dealt with some of the most difficult problems created by Britain's continued military occupation of six northeast counties in Ireland. In so doing, he along with other Irish Americans engaged the formidable Irish American domestic lobby in support of the Irish resistance. This book addresses some of the most important aspects of their historic campaigns--the struggle to prevent deportation of Irish freedom-fighter, Joe Doherty, the protest against the U.S.-U.K. Extradition Treaty of 2006, the effort to engage U.S. multinationals in implementing the MacBride Principles to roll back discrimination against Catholics in Northern Ireland. But most significantly, Boyle makes the legal case for viewing the horrific Irish 'Potato Famine'--the Irish Hecatomb--as a result, not of laissez-faire economic policy, but of intentional British genocide. This is the definitive book on all legal/political/human rights aspects of the Irish conflict, including Britain's international legal obligation to decolonize Northern Ireland and going forward, a legal and human rights framework for establishing a United Ireland where all Irish can live in peace with justice for all irrespective of their differences. United Ireland, Human Rights, and International Law is required reading for Irish Americans, people living in Ireland, and the Irish Diaspora around the world"--Provided by publisher.

Human Rights Equality And Democratic Renewal In Northern Ireland

Author : Colin J. Harvey
ISBN : 9781841131191
Genre : Law
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The Irish Yearbook Of International Law

Author : Fiona de Londras
ISBN : 9781509925667
Genre : Law
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The Irish Yearbook of International Law (IYIL) supports research into Ireland's practice in international affairs and foreign policy, filling a gap in existing legal scholarship and assisting in the dissemination of Irish policy and practice on matters of international law. On an annual basis, the Yearbook presents peer-reviewed academic articles and book reviews on general issues of international law. Designated correspondents provide reports on international law developments in Ireland, Irish practice in international bodies, Ireland and the law of the sea, and the law of the European Union as relevant to developments in Ireland. In addition, the Yearbook reproduces key documents that reflect Irish practice on contemporary issues of international law. This volume of the Yearbook includes a symposium issue on Brexit, Ireland and international law, bringing together leading academics exploring the international legal-political context of Brexit for Ireland.

Peace Agreements And Human Rights

Author : Christine Bell
ISBN : 0199270961
Genre : Law
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This book examines the place of human rights in peace agreements against the backdrop of international legal provision. The introductory analysis draws on a review of many peace agreements, while the body of the book focuses on the peace agreements in four cases: South Africa, Israel/Palestine, Northern Ireland, and Bosnia. It addresses the phenomenon of the post-cold war peace process, the types of agreements that are typically produced, and the typical role of human rights in those agreements.

Human Rights In Northern Ireland

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ISBN : 0300056230
Genre : Civil rights
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A state of emergency has existed in Northern Ireland since 1922. Security forces have broad powers to stop and question people, to search their homes, to detain them without charges for as long as sevendays and to exclude them from Northern Ireland or Great Britain. The right to trial by jury has been suspended for offenses related to terrorism. Political violence is a daily occurrence, and death is commonplace; almost 2, 900 people have died in "The Troubles" since 1969.

Human Rights In Northern Ireland

Author : Brice Dickson
ISBN : 9781782255048
Genre : Law
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This Handbook is the latest version of a book that was last published in 2003, and has been completely revised to take account of the innumerable legal developments since then. The book contains 26 chapters on topics ranging across the full spectrum of civil, political, social, economic and environmental rights, with particular emphasis on the right not to be discriminated against. It is currently the most comprehensive and practical publication on the state of human rights in Northern Ireland. This is a part of the world where, as well as ongoing issues arising out of the conflict ('emergency laws' are still in place, for example), there are familiar questions concerning the rights of people with poor mental health, the law relating to family and sexual matters, children's rights, education rights, employment rights, housing rights, and social security rights. The contributors to the book are all experts in their field, most of them with years of experience as human rights activists and advisers. The book provides precise information about relevant legislation and case law (on which there are tables) and is fully indexed.

Human Rights And Legal Defense In Northern Ireland

Author : Lawyers Committee for Human Rights (U.S.)
ISBN : STANFORD:36105120846964
Genre : Law
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and effectiveness in representing clients.

A Bill Of Rights For Northern Ireland

Author : Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
ISBN : 0215545141
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Incorporating HC 360-i and ii, session 2008-09

Religion Human Rights And International Law

Author : Javaid Rehman
ISBN : 9789004158269
Genre : Religion
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Freedom of religion is a subject, which has throughout human history been a source of profound disagreements and conflict. In the modern era, religious-based intolerance continues to provide lacerative and tormenting concern to the possibility of congenial human relationships. As the present study examines, religions have been relied upon to perpetuate discrimination and inequalities, and to victimise minorities to the point of forcible assimilation and genocide. The study provides an overview of the complexities inherent in the freedom of religion within international law and an analysis of the cultural-religious relativist debate in contemporary human rights law. As many of the chapters examine, Islamic State practices have been a major source of concern. In the backdrop of the events of 11 September 2001, a considerable focus of this volume is upon the Muslim world, either through the emergent State practices and existing constitutional structures within Muslim majority States or through Islamic diasporic communities resident in Europe and North-America.

International Humanitarian Law And International Human Rights Law

Author : Orna Ben-Naftali
ISBN : 9780191001604
Genre : Law
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Examining the complex relationship between international human rights and humanitarian law, this volume explores the potential for fusing the two regimes into a new legal paradigm.

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