The Nature of International Human Rights Obligations
Posted: 12 Sep 2009
Date Written: September 11, 2009
This draft textbook chapter aims to highlight what is specific about human rights obligations as international law obligations. It builds on the notion of the "special character" of human rights treaties to identify the many ways in which international human rights involves different rules when it comes to becoming party and implementation.The chapter will eventually be developped into a more extensive study.
Keywords: international human rights, human rights law, treaty law, international law, special character, european court of human rights
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