Bosnian Disappearance Cases

Bosnian Enforced Disappearance Cases The European Court of Human Rights and the Human Rights Committee’s approaches to Bosnian Enforced Disappearance Cases Following its independence from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in March 1992, Bosnia and Herzegovina went through three and a half years of armed conflict, which ended with the signing of the General … Read more

Benes Decrees

Benes Decrees This relate to events that occurred in what was at the time Czechoslovakia. In 1945, after the German annexation of Sudetenland and the occupation of Czechoslovakia, the Czechoslovak government, under the leadership of President Edvard Benes, ratified a series of laws known as the Benes Decrees. These decrees were primarily aimed at reconstructing … Read more

Human Rights in Belarus

Human Rights in Belarus Human Rights Committee’s Views When State Parties refuse to cooperate with the United Nations Human Rights Committee (HRC) or deliberately reject its decisions, the influence of the HRC is negatively affected and the significance of its views diminished. Since the HRC’s views “exhibit some important characteristics of a judicial decision” (UN … Read more

Prisoners

Prisoners in Europe The Support of Steady Intimate Relationships of Prisoners in Germany Anna Schnepper, from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Faculty of Law, made a contribution to the 2012 Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, in the category "Criminal Justice and Human […]

Protocol

Protocol in Europe Description of Protocol The following is a short description of protocol in the European Union context: An annex to a Treaty, having legal force and generally containing an amplification or exception to the main text, such as an opt-out or the statute of a new institution. […]

Policing

Policing in Europe Comparative Policing in Central and Eastern Europe – Preliminary Observations Gorazd Mesko, from the FCJS-University of Maribor, made a contribution to the 2012 Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, in the category "Criminal Justice and Human […]

List of Treaties concluded by the EU containing the Human Rights Clause

List of Treaties concluded by the European Union containing the Human Rights Clause This list comprises an alphabetical inventory of international agreements, which contain the Human Rights clause, concluded by the European Union, the European Community, the European Economic Community, the […]

List of International Humanitarian Treaties and Documents

List of International Humanitarian Treaties and Documents in Europe Treaties & documents from 1800 to 1900 Declaration Respecting Maritime Law. Paris, 16 April 1856. Instructions for the Government of Armies of the United States in the Field (Lieber Code). 24 April 1863. […]