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Protecting human rights in the Americas

selected problems

by Thomas Buergenthal

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Published by Engel for the International Institute of Human Rights in Kehl [West Germany] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementThomas Buergenthal, Robert Norris, Dinah Shelton.
ContributionsNorris, Robert., Shelton, Dinah., International Institute of Human Rights.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 337p.
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15298120M
ISBN 10388357015X

Human rights are moral principles or norms that describe certain standards of human behaviour and are regularly protected as natural and legal rights in municipal and international law. They are commonly understood as inalienable, fundamental rights "to which a person is inherently entitled simply because she or he is a human being" and which are "inherent in all human beings", . “The amount of violations of human rights in a country is always an inverse function of the amount of complaints about human rights violations heard from there. The greater the number of complaints being aired, the better protected are human .

Professor Shelton is the author of three prize-winning books, Protecting Human Rights in the Americas (Engel ) (co-authored with Thomas Buergenthal), Remedies in International Human Rights Law (2nd edn, OUP ), and the three-volume Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity (Macmillan ). She has also authored other articles. WOLA is one of the leading research and advocacy organizations working to advance human rights in the Americas. We envision a future where public policies in the Americas protect human rights and recognize human dignity, and where justice overcomes violence.

Human Trafficking. in. AMERICA S SCHOOLS. of the crime rather than as a victim. It is a contradiction that public outrage. occurs when an eighth grader is molested by a family friend, and yet, if that. same adolescent is sexually abused by a stranger who pays for the sex act, the. Protecting human rights is closely linked to advancing long-term, sustainable development. Rights are both part of the goal of development and instrumental to attaining other goals such as economic growth or democracy. USAID's human-rights programming is based on protection of rights, promotion of rights, and principles - a way of working and thinking that imbues all our.


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