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Title Protecting humanity : essays in international law and policy in honour of Navanethem Pillay / edited by Chile Eboe-Osuji
Published Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 882 pages)
Contents Judicial independence and the rule of law (Patrick Robinson) -- International justice after closure of the ad hoc tribunals (Stephen J. Rapp) -- Trial in absentia at the international criminal tribunal for Rwanda (Peter Robinson) -- L'outrage au tribunal devant les deux tribunaux ad hoc, le tribunal penal international pour le Rwanda et le tribunal penal international pour l'ex-Yougoslavie (Aurelie Vernichon) -- Gravity and the international criminal court (William A. Schabas) -- Human rights in proceedings before the international criminal tribunals (Wolfgang Schomburg and Matthias Schuster) -- The immunity of heads of state and government in international criminal law (Antoine Kesia-Mbe Mindua) -- Which immunity for human rights atrocities? (Jo Stigen) -- Collateral damage : a dangerous omission in the law of armed conflicts (Alex Obote-Odora) -- An examination of superior responsibility in the statute of the special tribunal for Lebanon (Alison McFarlane) -- Command responsibility and the principle of iIndividual criminal responsibility : a critical analysis of international jurisprudence (Nicholas Tsagourias) -- Nigeria's jurisdiction to prosecute Johnny Paul Koroma for war crimes committed in Sierra Leone (Chile Eboe-Osuji and Angela Nworgu)
Navi Pillay in her age (Chile Eboe-Osuji) -- Navi Pillay : overcoming the odds (Vinodh Jaichand) -- On the bench with Navi (Erik Mose) -- Navanethem Pillay : a short Biography (Sugan Naidoo) -- Navi Pillay : up close and personal (Jessica Neuwirth) -- Can the international community meet the challenges ahead of us? (Marti Ahtisaari) -- Hate speech and the Rwanda genocide : ICTR jurisprudence and its implications (Dennis C M Byron) -- The future of global governance and the role of multilateral organizations (Jan Egeland) -- Sixty years of the declaration of human rights : theory and reality in the pursuit of the United Nations agenda (Ibrahim Gambari) -- Do the principles and practice of red cross neutrality meet the necessities of today's humanitarian action? (Sven Mollekleiv) -- Les droits de l'homme dans le processus de la Conference internationale sur la region des Grands Lacs (Mutoy Mubiala) -- Lessons learned in prosecuting gender crimes under International law : experiences from the ICTY (Serge Brammertz and Michelle Jarvis) -- Guerres, femmes et droit : les crimes de guerre, crimes d'agression, crimes de genocide et crimes contre l'humanite (Fatoumata Diarra) -- Rape and superior responsibility : international criminal law in need of adjustment (Chile Eboe-Osuji) --The genocide convention's protected groups : a place for gender? (Katy Grady) -- Prosecuting sexual violence at the ICTR (Alice Leroy-Hajee) --The Nairobi declaration : a gendered paradigm for post-conflict reparations (Amy Senier)
Prosecuting gender based and sexual crimes against women : the role of the international courts and criminal tribunals (Ines Weinberg de Roca) -- Why a child is not a soldier (Simon O'Connor) -- Continuing or recommencing proceedings before the ICTR in the absence of a judge : overviews of comparison with ICTY, SCSL and ICC (Koffi Kumelio A Afande) -- A critique of the East African court of justice as a human rights court (Solomy Balungi Bossa) -- The challenge of 'firsts' in international criminal justice : first courts, first judges, and issues of first iImpression (Linda E. Carter) -- The development of international criminal law (Roger S. Clark) -- The 'other' Milosevic case : the prosecutor versus Serbia and Montenegro in re production of documents in prosecutor v. Slobodan Milosevic (Grant Dawson) -- Anatomie des juridictions internationales (Adama Dieng) -- The trusted cause : a reflective legal comment on the development of international legal procedural law in international criminal tribunals (Frederik Harhoff) -- Confronting myths about the international criminal court and its work in Africa (Max du Plessis) -- The international criminal court on trial (Charles Chenor Jalloh) -- The right to a fair trial in international criminal law (Segun Jegede) -- The challenges of relocating persons acquitted by the ICTR (Mame Mandiaye Niang and Chiara Biagioni) -- Development and interpretation of principles of reparation : The case law of the IACHR and its possible contributions to the jurisprudence of the ICC (Elizabeth Odion Benito) -- Reflections on the independence and impartiality of international judges (Fausto Pocar)
Summary Navi Pillay is a modern icon in the world's efforts to protect humanity through international law and policy. She played a leading role in the multi-national operation to clean up the humanitarian dross left on the essence of modern civilization by the Rwandan Genocide of 1994. Her contributions in that effort were in virtue of her role as a judge--and, eventually, as the President--of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. From there, she went on to serve as one of the first appeal judges at the newly established International Criminal Court--another international endeavour aimed at
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Text in English, with some chapters in French
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Subject Pillay, Navanethem.
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
Genocide -- Rwanda -- History.
Human rights.
International criminal courts.
Rwanda -- History -- Civil War, 1994.
Genre/Form History.
Festschriften.
Form Electronic book
Author Eboe-Osuji, Chile.
ISBN 9004189572 (electronic bk.)
9789004189577 (electronic bk.)