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In the first decision of its kind from an international tribunal, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled yesterday that there is a fundamental human right to access government information.
The Right to Access to Court under the Caselaw of the European Court of Human Rights — Topic Brief http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTLAWJUSTINST/0,,contentMDK:20760742~menuPK:1990386~pagePK:210058~piPK:210062~theSitePK:1974062,00.html The right to access to court is one of the components of the right to fair trial protected by Article … Read more . . .
RIGHT TO WORK: Economic Rights Under Military OccupationPreface to 1st Edition Preface to 2nd Edition Introduction Preface to First Edition This report is published as part of a series of reports under the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Initiative of … Read more . . .
Joan Fitzpatrick Human rights in crisis: the international system for protecting rights during states of emergency University of Pennsylvania Press 1994 … Read more . . .
A Commentary on the Justice Case by Doug Linder (c) 2000 No one contends, of course, that German judges and prosecutors destroyed as many lives as did the SS, Gestapo, or other agencies of the Nazi machine. Their victims number … Read more . . .
From: Douglas Hodgson, Faculty of Law, University of Western AustraliaTHE HUMAN RIGHT TO EDUCATION (Ashgate, Dartmouth (1998)) Chapter 4 International Recognition of the Right to Education under Conventional and Customary Law Everything begins with education, for neither nature nor society … Read more . . .
From: Douglas Hodgson, Faculty of Law, University of Western AustraliaTHE HUMAN RIGHT TO EDUCATION (Ashgate, Dartmouth (1998)) Chapter 13: International Co-Operation and Development International Co-operation Since its inception in 1945, the United Nations has recognised the necessity of "international co-operation … Read more . . .
Both arsonist and fire-fighter: the World Bank on school fees Comment by Katarina TomasevskiComment|Bretton Woods Project|23rd January 2006|update 49|url I was jostling with Kenyan families at Sarit textbook centre in August 2005. The beautiful and expensive school books made … Read more . . .
BADIL – Information & Discussion Brief Issue No.8 , January 2001 Palestinian Refugees and the Right of Return: An International Law Analysis Gail J. Boling BADIL-Briefs aim to support the Palestinian-Arab and international debate about strategies for promotion of Palestinian … Read more . . .
Bill C-35: Granting Diplomatic Immunity to State Terrorists By Richard Sanders, Coordinator, Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade. The Liberal government is quietly trying to pass a law that will extend diplomatic immunity to include foreign officials in Canada, even … Read more . . .
Date: 22 January 2004 Source: PEN Canada Person(s): Juliet O’NeillSTATEMENT ON RAIDS ON OTTAWA CITIZEN/JULIET O’NEILL PEN Canada condemns as outrageous the raids today conducted by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police on the offices of the Ottawa Citizen and the … Read more . . .
OUTSOURCING TORTURE by JANE MAYER The secret history of America’s ‘extraordinary rendition’ program. Issue of 2005-02-14Posted 2005-02-07 On January 27th, President Bush, in an interview with the Times, assured the world that ‘torture is never acceptable, nor do we hand over people … Read more . . .
Connecticut Supreme Court rules malls can block free speech Posted by: Admin on Wednesday, July 21, 2004 – 06:00 AM GMT According to a July 20, 2004 Hartford Courant article (common registration login with L.A. Times and Chicago Tribune): In … Read more . . .
Various declarations and decisions by international bodies The violation of the right of freedom from hunger has been qualified as a threat to international pecae and security. (SCR resolution 794 of 3 dec. 1992 on Somalia) The Special Rapporteur on … Read more . . .
Documents: The right to education Report submitted by the Special Rapporteur on the right to education, Mr. Vernor Muñoz Villalobos … Read more . . .