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International law and the rights of minorities

by Patrick Thornberry

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc.,
  • International relations and culture.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatrick Thornberry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX4231.M5 T48 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 451 p. ;
    Number of Pages451
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1879118M
    ISBN 100198256205
    LC Control Number90039511

      ‘ The International Judicial Protection of the Rights of Peoples and Minorities ’, in C. Brolmann, R. Lefeber and M. Zieck, eds, Peoples and Minorities in International Law. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. Google Scholar.   other principles of international law, and its legal status. It also discusses the significance and outlook for each of the rights analysed. The book assesses the practice of relevant regional and international bodies in enforcing the rights of indigenous peoples, providing an understanding of the practical application of the Declaration's Reviews: 2.

    The Evolving Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights and the Protection of Religious Minorities, by Peter Danchin and Lisa Forman, Columbia Graduate School of Arts and Sciences 6. The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and the Rights of Religion or Belief, by T. Jeremy Gunn, Emory Law School.   Indigenous rights have been gaining traction in international law since World War II, as the indigenous peoples, previously classified under the scope of domestic law, have propelled their cause into the global arena. Indigenous societies are vastly heterogeneous, but they possess some common features, such as lack of statehood, economic and political marginalization, and cultural and racial.

    Moreover, there is virtually no effective universal supervision of international rights to religious diversity. There is, however, a regional exception in European human rights law. Article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms guarantees the right to freedom of thought, conscience, and religion. Minority rights, as applying to ethnic, religious or linguistic minorities and indigenous peoples, are an integral part of international human rights children's rights, women's rights and refugee rights, minority rights are a legal framework designed to ensure that a specific group which is in a vulnerable, disadvantaged or marginalized position in society, is able to achieve equality.


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This book examines the legal conundrum of reconciling international human rights law in a Muslim majority country and identifies a trajectory for negotiating the protection of religious minorities within Islam.

The work explores the history of religious minorities within Islam in Indonesia, which contains the world’s largest Muslim population, as well as the present-day ways by which the. International Law and the Rights of Minorities (Clarendon Paperbacks) [Thornberry, Patrick] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

International Law and the Rights of Minorities (Clarendon Paperbacks)Cited by: This book provides a comprehensive study of the evolution and protection of minorities under international law.

Covering ethnic, religious, racial, and cultural minorities, International Law and the Rights of Minorities will interest all scholars of international human rights law, as well as those interested in questions of discrimination on a national scale. Article 27 as general international law: views of jurists Assessment and analysis: human rights as general international law The principles of Article 27 of the Covenant on Civil and Political Rights as general international law.

The Helsinki Final Act and minorities: a note --V. The right not to be discriminated against. Minorities rights are difficult to accommodate within the individualist and universalist framework of human ational law is required to deal with dilemmas such as individual versus collective rights, passivity on the part of the state towards minority cultures or positive action to promote them, and nation-building as against group.

International Law and the Rights of Minorities. Oxford: Oxford University Press, E-mail Citation» Although it is an “older” book, it still provides an important starting point for a legal analysis of minority protection.

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One major strength of this book is that Donnelly updates it to keep it relevant. While the first edition focuses a lot on Cold War-era examples and issues, the third edition focuses on issues of anti-genocide attitudes, the rights of sexual minorities, and the problems of poverty and political repression as consequences of development.

The development of international standards for the protection of minorities has been slow and fragmented. In the absence of a comprehensive and universal binding set of rules, the development of minority protection has been left to regional agreements and judicial interpretation of wider human rights treaties.

This book brings together a full set of all regional and international jurisprudence. This chapter comments on Article 19 of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCNM). Article 19 deals with the question of making limitations to, or derogations from, the FCNM.

It links the Convention to other human rights instruments, bringing its interpretations in line with them. The purpose of this article is clear: only limitations, restrictions, and. The issue of minority rights continues to occupy a sensitive position in international law.

Historical as well as contemporary events show that the subject is also capable of engulfing the international community as a whole. The contention of the present study is that international law is in itself a difficult medium for providing adequate rights for minorities and for effectively safeguarding.

The book offers a comprehensive and critical overview of the issue of minorities in international law with a focus on developments following the end of the Cold War. It outlines the substantive entitlements available to minorities and their members, pointing to the distinctiveness of minority rights as an integral part of the contemporary canon.

Democracy is not to be understood simply as majority rule. Cultural conflicts in democratic States must be resolved in a way that is either acceptable or defensible and defeasible to all citizens, including persons belonging to ethno-cultural minorities.

Democracy, Minorities and International Law examines the implications of this recognition. The book will be of interest to academics, researchers and practitioners in the area of international human rights law, international public law in general and law and religion.

Table of Contents Chapter 1: The protection of new minorities in a pluralist international legal order. This book argues that such divergence could be mitigated with various tools, such as the inclusion of cross-references to the case law of other relevant bodies as well as to instruments specifically established for the protection of minorities.

The book will be of interest to academics, researchers and practitioners in the area of international. Protecting the Religious Freedom of New Minorities in International Law. Protecting the Religious Freedom of New Minorities in International Law book. By Fabienne Bretscher. Edition 1st Edition.

First Published eBook Published 19 September. Protection of minority rights under international law. According to the UN Minorities Declaration ofpersons belonging to minorities are entitled to. The Rights of Minorities in International Law Croatian International Relations Review, Vol.

XI No/39 When the Organization of the United Nations had been established, the most developed countries of the world did not acknowledged existence of minority problems Even today some states, who have declared to.Minorities rights are difficult to accommodate within the individualist and universalist framework of human rights.

International law is required to deal with dilemmas such as individual versus collective rights, passivity on the part of the state towards minority cultures or positive action to promote.The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is generally agreed to be the foundation of international human rights law.

Adopted inthe UDHR has inspired a rich body of legally binding.