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Author Scovazzi, Tullio

Title The struggle against enforced disappearance and the 2007 United Nations convention / by Tullio Scovazzi and Gabriella Citroni
Published Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 432 pages)
Contents The dimension and purposes of enforced disappearance -- Overview of international case law on enforced disappearance
Summary Enforced disappearance is one of the most serious human rights violations. It constitutes an autonomous offence and a crime under international law on account of its multiple and continuing character. It is not a phenomenon of the past, nor is it geographically limited to Latin America: such scourge is widespread today and on the increase in other continents. For more than twenty-five years, relatives of disappeared people worldwide have insisted on the pressing need for an international legally binding instrument against enforced disappearances. 2006 is the year of the adoption of the Interna
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-426) and index
Notes English
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Subject United Nations. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
United Nations. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Disappeared persons -- Legal status, laws, etc
Human rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights.
Disappeared persons -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Human rights
Form Electronic book
Author Citroni, Gabriella.
ISBN 9789047430773