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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community Self-protection

Aditi Gorur and Nils Carstensen.

in Protection of Civilians

March 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; Human Rights and Immigration. 8987 words.

This chapter discusses the frequent focus on what the international community, governments, or armed groups do or fail to do to protect civilians. Yet often it is civilians themselves who...

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Voices Around Us: Memory and Community Empowerment in Reconstruction Efforts in Colombia

Gabriel Ruiz Romero.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

November 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law. 4577 words.

Although the Colombian armed conflict has had the most impact in the countryside, rural communities have had only a marginal role in the development of state policies designed to address...

Self-Determination and the Right to Health: Australian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services

Odette Mazel.

in Human Rights Law Review

June 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 16262 words.

The Aboriginal Community Controlled Health sector in Australia has been described as a best practice example of the implementation of the right to self-determination as enshrined in the...

Advancing Human Rights in Post-Authoritarian Communities through Education

Benjamin Gregg.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 10470 words.

For two decades now, the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, as well as Russia, have been transitioning from authoritarian pasts to somewhat more liberal forms of social and political...

How Does Community Participation Work? Human Rights and the Hidden Labour of Interstitial Elites in Ghana

Catherine Buerger and Elizabeth Holzer.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

February 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 6576 words.

Human rights and international development organizations are increasingly promoting community participation as a critical component of successful programmes. Not all methods of...

Expanding DDR: The Transformative Role of Former Prisoners in Community-Based Reintegration in Northern Ireland

Clare D. Dwyer.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

July 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 10371 words.

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This article explores the process of Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) in Northern Ireland. In particular, it...

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...

Indigenous Communities’ Property Rights over Lands and Natural Resources Traditionally Used

Mattias Åhrén.

in Indigenous Peoples' Status in the International Legal System

March 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; Human Rights and Immigration. 19218 words.

This chapter begins by concluding that under international law, the right to property is essentially a particular aspect of the right to equality, wherefore evolved meanings of the former...

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When Land is Taken Away: States Obligations under International Human Rights Law Concerning Large-Scale Projects Impacting Local Communities

Yu Kanosue.

in Human Rights Law Review

December 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 12225 words.

On land disputes, the United Nations human rights treaty bodies have consistently articulated that affected communities be effectively consulted (the effective consultation requirement)....

The Content and Scope of Indigenous Communities’ Property Rights over Lands and Natural Resources Traditionally Used

Mattias Åhrén.

in Indigenous Peoples' Status in the International Legal System

March 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; Human Rights and Immigration. 9609 words.

Following the previous chapter’s conclusion that indigenous communities have established property rights over territories traditionally used, this chapter surveys what, more precisely, this...

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The Role and Contribution of International Courts in Furthering Peace as an Essential Community Interest

Gentian Zyberi.

in Promoting Peace Through International Law

January 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; Human Rights and Immigration. 13694 words.

The maintenance or restoration of interstate and intrastate peace is an essential community interest, clearly embedded in both treaty and customary international law and pursued through...

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On a Peak in Darien: Community Peace Initiatives in Urabá, Colombia

Gwen Burnyeat.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 4383 words.

All over the world, rural and minority communities are vulnerable to human rights violations, often due to larger economic interests in their land. This policy and practice note argues that...

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Can Civil Society Reclaim Truth? Results from a Community-Based Truth and Reconciliation Commission

David K. Androff.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

July 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 10278 words.

The Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission (GTRC) was a grassroots initiative with no state sanction, organized and supported solely by civil society. Its purpose was to discover...

Making the Transition: Engaging Communities in Uganda with the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Defenders

Jamie Hitchen and Jacqueline Kasoma.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 3670 words.

The UN Declaration on human rights defenders was designed to promote and protect the rights of individuals engaged in the defence of human rights. Generating awareness of the Declaration...

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‘I Stand Like A Woman’: Empowerment and Human Rights in the Context of Community-Based Reintegration of Girl Mothers Formerly Associated with Fighting Forces and Armed Groups

Miranda Worthen, Angela Veale, Susan McKay and Michael Wessells.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8731 words.

This article describes a multi-year participatory action research (PAR) study with young women and girls who were formerly associated with armed groups in Sierra Leone, Liberia, and...

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Massacre, Trial and ‘Choral Memory’ in Sant’Anna di Stazzema, Italy (1944–2005)

Caterina Di Pasquale.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

November 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law. 8083 words.

In 2003, a trial of 10 Nazi officers accused of perpetrating a massacre in Sant’Anna di Stazzema began in Italy. The trial took place almost 60 years after the massacre, in which...

The Victim’s Address: Expressivism and the Victim at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Maria Elander.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

March 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law. 10098 words.

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This is an interrogation into what an international(ized) court can hold. Expressivism teaches us that by trying those responsible for...

‘What It Was Like to Live through a Day’: Transitional Justice and the Memory of the Everyday in a Divided Society

Kris Brown.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

November 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law. 10228 words.

Transitional justice mechanisms designed to deal with the past can collide with or be amplified by localized ‘everyday’ memory work in divided societies. This article argues that...

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...

The Bemba-Banyamulenge Case before the ICC: From Individual to Collective Criminal Responsibility

Felix Mukwiza Ndahinda.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

November 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law. 9834 words.

Jean-Pierre Bemba is on trial before the International Criminal Court (ICC) based on the legal theory of command responsibility for crimes allegedly committed by Congolese soldiers deployed...