Enforced disappearance in international law
By: Ott, Lisa.Material type: BookPublisher: Cambridge Intersentia 2011Description: xxi,325p. 24 cm.ISBN: 9781780680040.Subject(s): International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance (2006 : Paris) | Disappeared persons -- Legal status, laws, etc | Victims of state-sponsored terrorism -- Legal status, laws, etc | Humanitarian law | International criminal law | Disappeared persons (International law)DDC classification: 341.48
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Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Lucerne, 2010.
"[T]he text is intended to be up to date to 31 January 2011"--P. v.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-325).
Introduction -- Enforced disappearance in human rights law -- Enforced disappearance in international humanitarian law -- Enforced disappearance in international criminal law -- The International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance.
"This book explores the international legal framework governing the crime and human rights violation of enforced disappearance. It includes an analysis and comparison of the existing international human rights case law and an assessment of the rules of international humanitarian law and international criminal law applicable to enforced disappearance. The study includes a review, comparison, and analysis of the case law of the international criminal tribunals, the Human Rights Committee, the Inter-American and European Courts of Human Rights and the African Commission on Human and People's Rights"--Provided by publisher.