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Author Schabas, William, 1950-

Title The abolition of the death penalty in international law / William A. Schabas
Edition Third edition
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xlv, 459 pages)
Contents Introduction. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and recognition of the right to life -- The International Convenant on Civil and Political Rights: drafting, ratification and reservation -- Interpretation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights -- Towards abolition: the Second Option Protocol and other developments -- International humanitarian law -- International criminal law -- European human rights law -- African human rights law -- Conclusion -- Appendices. Universal Declaration of Human Rights ; International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights ; Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights ; Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Aiming at the Abolition of the Death Penalty ; General Comment 6(16) (experts) ; Convention Against Torture and Other Forms of Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment ; Convention on the Rights of the Child ; Safeguards Guaranteeing Protection of the Rights of Those Facing the Death Penalty ; Geneva Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War ; Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilians ; Protocol Additional I to the 1949 Geneva Conventions and Relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts ; Protocol Additional II to the 1949 Geneva Conventions and Relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts ; Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court ; Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (European Convention on Human Rights) ; Protocol No. 6 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms Concerning the Abolition of the Death Penalty ; Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union ; European Union Minimum Standards Paper ; Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe Commitments ; American Declaration on the Rights and Duties of Man ; American Convention on Human Rights ; Additional Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights to Abolish the Death Penalty ; African Charter of Human Peoples' Rights ; African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child ; Arab Charter on Human Rights
Summary This extensively revised third edition considers capital punishment in UN human rights system, international humanitarian law, European human rights law and Inter-American human rights law. New chapters address capital punishment in African human rights law and international criminal law. Includes extensive appendices and introduction by the president of the ICJ
Analysis Jura Jura
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-453) and index
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Subject Capital punishment.
International law.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 96029108
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