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sensitive species

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

Plant or animal species which are susceptible to changes in habitat or to impacts from human activities.

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Henk A.M.J. ten Have and Michele S. Jean (eds), The UNESCO Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights: Background, Principles and Application

Sanyu Awori.

in Human Rights Law Review

December 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 2030 words.

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A Foetal Right to Life? The Case of Vo v France

Aurora Plomer.

in Human Rights Law Review

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 13384 words.

This article examines the scope of application of Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights, to the unborn foetus. The focus of the articles is on the case of Vo v France, and,...

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The Meaning of ‘Life’: Dignity and the Right to Life in International Human Rights Treaties

Elizabeth Wicks.

in Human Rights Law Review

June 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 10254 words.

This article investigates the right to life by analysing the meaning of the term ‘life’ protected within the right. It identifies dignity in human life as an underlying principle in the...

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The Case of the Maya Villages of Belize: Reversing the Trend of Government Neglect to Secure Indigenous Land Rights

Maia S. Campbell and S. James Anaya.

in Human Rights Law Review

January 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 10776 words.

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Environmentally Sustainable Development and Peace

Christina Voigt.

in Promoting Peace Through International Law

January 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; Human Rights and Immigration. 10546 words.

The protection and preservation of the natural environment, the integrity of ecological systems, and the survival of species are positive conditions for peace and human security. Given the...

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Forcible Displacement Throughout the Ages: Towards an International Convention for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Forcible DisplacementArmed Conflict and Displacement

Olga Jurasz.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

October 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 1967 words.

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Junk Science? Four Arguments against the Radiological Age Assessment of Unaccompanied Minors Seeking Asylum

Gregor Noll.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 8495 words.

Should radiological age assessment be considered as a means of alleviating the doubts of a decision maker in the asylum procedure? The present article addresses this question through a...

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Critical Spaces in the Canadian Refugee Determination System: 1989–2002

François Crépeau and Delphine Nakache.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

March 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 34577 words.

This paper draws its conclusions from a multidisciplinary study of the refugee determination process in Canada, the aim of which was to examine the strengths and weaknesses of the system...

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The Betrayal of Human Rights and the Urgency of Universal Corporate Accountability: Reflections on a Post-Kiobel Lawscape

Anna Grear and Burns H. Weston.

in Human Rights Law Review

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 12024 words.

The search for mandatory international human rights law accountability for transnational corporations has long been one of the most challenging struggles facing human rights advocates and...

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Dignity and Equality

Evadné Grant.

in Human Rights Law Review

January 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 14495 words.

Inequality remains one of the most challenging issues on the global human rights agenda. It is widely recognised that a formal approach to the assessment of inequality has failed to...

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Hospitality and Sovereignty: What Can We Learn From the Canadian Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program?

Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

October 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 11523 words.

This article addresses the tension between state sovereignty and refugee protection. The application of refugee law is often harshly criticized with such modern tendencies as increased...

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Is the Prohibition against Torture, Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment Really ‘Absolute’ in International Human Rights Law?

Steven Greer.

in Human Rights Law Review

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 21162 words.

A cardinal axiom of international human rights law is that the prohibition against torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment is absolute in the sense that no exception can be...

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Ethnicity

Alison Dundes Renteln.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; International Law; Law. 9159 words.

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‘Bones in the Forest’ in Matabeleland, Zimbabwe: Exhumations as a Tool for Transformation

Shari Eppel.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

November 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 10146 words.

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The need to honour the dead is universal, and of particular importance in animist cultures, where the aggrieved dead can cause...

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