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Sectarianism

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A narrow‐minded adherence to a particular sect (political, ethnic, or religious), often leading to conflict with those of different sects or possessing different beliefs. Sectarian...

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Minority Rights in Syria

Joshua Castellino and Kathleen A. Cavanaugh.

in Minority Rights in the Middle East

April 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 36372 words.

This chapter seeks to examine and analyse the history and legislative provisions to protect ‘minorities’ in Syria. It offers an explanation of how these can be identified in a state that...

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Conclusion

Joshua Castellino and Kathleen A. Cavanaugh.

in Minority Rights in the Middle East

April 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 3518 words.

The concluding chapter focusses on the ‘Maspero incident’ where a protest by Egyptian Copts resulted in violent clashes between Copts and the wider Egyptian community as well as security...

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Religious Education in Public Schools: An International Human Rights Perspective

Carolyn Evans.

in Human Rights Law Review

January 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 11268 words.

The question of whether and how public schools in Europe (and, indeed, in liberal democracies more generally) should introduce religion into the classroom has become increasingly important....

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The UK's Anti-Terror Legislation and the House of Lords: The First Skirmish

Sangeeta Shah.

in Human Rights Law Review

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 8567 words.

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Defining Justice during Transition? International and Domestic Contestations over the Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Michelle Burgis-Kasthala.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

November 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law. 9933 words.

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This article explores the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) as a site of contestation and consolidation for the fields of...

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Editorial Note

Naomi Roht-Arriaza.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

November 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law. 5077 words.

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Together after War While the War Goes On: Victims, Ex-Combatants and Communities in Three Colombian Cities

Juan Diego Prieto.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

November 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law. 10567 words.

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Colombia has been undergoing a massive disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) process accompanied by various transitional...

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Reconciliation through Remembrance? War Memorials and the Victims of Vukovar

Janine Natalya Clark.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

March 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law. 9903 words.

Memorials remain a relatively under-investigated dimension of transitional justice. Seeking to address this gap, this empirical article focuses on the Croatian town of Vukovar to examine...

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Civil Society and the Resurgent Struggle against Impunity in Uruguay (1986–2012)

Jo-Marie Burt, Gabriela Fried Amilivia and Francesca Lessa.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

July 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law. 10625 words.

With the approval on 27 October 2011 of Law 18.831, the Uruguayan parliament voted to overturn the 1986 Expiry Law, a law long criticized by human rights advocates because it prevented the...

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Assessing the Rwanda Experiment: Popular Perceptions of Gacaca in Its Final Phase

Joanna Pozen, Richard Neugebauer and Joseph Ntaganira.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

March 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law. 9847 words.

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Gacaca trials raise the question of whether a transitional justice mechanism instituted at the community level can...

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Activating a Victim Constituency in International Criminal Justice

Mark Findlay.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 10417 words.

This article lays out why in the context of global crime, crime control and the legitimacy of global governance, a victim constituency makes sense in terms of the stated aims of...

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John Hagan, Joshua Kaiser and Anna Hanson, Iraq and the Crimes of Aggressive War: The Legal Cynicism of Criminal Militarism

Conall Mallory.

in Human Rights Law Review

June 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 2383 words.

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Uganda’s Invocation of Cessation Regarding its Rwandan Refugee Caseload: Lessons for International Protection

Kelly E McMillan.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

May 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 14271 words.

The invocation of Clause 1C(5) of the Refugee Convention 1951, the ceased circumstances cessation clause, is a site of negotiation between the legal principles that underpin the...

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No Country of Asylum: ‘Legitimizing’ Lebanon’s Rejection of the 1951 Refugee Convention

Maja Janmyr.

in International Journal Of Refugee Law

November 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 12998 words.

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How do States ‘legitimize’ their non-ratification of the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and the 1967 Protocol relating to the...

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Socioeconomic Rights of Palestinian Refugees in Arab Countries

Asem Khalil.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

December 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 18861 words.

This article discusses the possible impact of global crisis on the economic and social rights of Palestinian refugees in host Arab countries. While the impact of global crisis is not felt...

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Statement by Volker Türk

in International Journal of Refugee Law

December 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 6383 words.

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Religion in the European Public Square and in European Public Life—Crucifixes in the Classroom?

Dominic McGoldrick.

in Human Rights Law Review

September 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 26752 words.

This article has two central objectives. First, to critique the proper place of religion in the public square of modern European secular societies. Secondly, to critique the proper role of...

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Bringing Rwandan Refugees ‘Home’: The Cessation Clause, Statelessness, and Forced Repatriation

Lindsey N Kingston.

in International Journal Of Refugee Law

November 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 9653 words.

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Rwanda and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) contend that the genocidal violence and harsh repression that forced thousands of...

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An Ongoing Anomaly: Pre- and Post-Second World War Palestinian Refugees

Mutaz M Qafisheh.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 12645 words.

Present resembles past with regard to the case of Palestinian refugees. This article shows that the plight of these refugees dates back not only to 1948, but to as early as 1925. The status...

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Guidelines on the Treatment of Iraqi Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Europe

in International Journal of Refugee Law

June 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 10667 words.

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