INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW
2ND REVISED EDITION
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
12 NOV 2009
International human rights law is among the broadest, most-dynamic and controversial topics in legal study. In this book, Javaid Rehman offers a comprehensive and practical examination of the workings of human rights protection and presents a considered legal analysis of such sensitive issues as non-discrimination, rights of minorities, indigenous peoples, and the rights of women and children. He also explores areas such as enforced disappearances; torture; and terrorism -- all highly topical and contentious issues which continue to dominate much of today's social, political and legal debate.
PartI.International Legal Systems and the Development of Human Rights Law 1. Introduction 2. Historical Antecedents of International Human Rights Law 3. International Law and Human Rights 4. The United Nations System and the Modern Human Rights Regime Part II. The International Bill of Rights 5. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights 6. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 7. International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Part III. Regional Protection of Human Rights 8. European Human Rights I 9. European Human Rights II 10. The Inter-American System for the Protection of Human Rights 11. African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights 12. Other Regional Human Rights Instruments Part IV. Group Rights 13. Equality and Non-Discrimination 14. The rights of Minorities 15. The Rights of Peoples and Indigenous Peoples 16. The Rights of Women 17. The rights of the Child 18. Rights of the Disabled 19. Rights of Refugees and Displaced Persons 20. Rights of Migrant Workers and their Families Part V. Issues Arising in International Human Rights law 21. Human Rights and International Criminal Law 22. International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law 23. Torture as a Crime in International Law 24. Enforced Disappearances and International Law 25. Terrorism and International Human Rights Law Appendices A1.Studying International Law of Human Rights: Sources and Further Research A2.Table of Ratification of Human Rights Treaties