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Human Rights and Humanitarian Law: Educational Material

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute's Guide to Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

UNHCHR - Treaty Bodies

The UN Human Rights Treaties

Treaty Based Bodies

Example:

The Convenant on Civil and Political Rights

The Monitoring Body - Human Rights Committee

Complaints Procedures

Treaty Body Database Search

Examples:
1. CCPR, Sweden, Jurisprudence
2. The application number: CCPR/C/KEN/3

 General Comments

Regional System for Protection of Human Rights Violations

Constitutional Law

European Union

Cases

International Court of Justice (ICJ)

  Legal Consequences for States of the Continued Presence of South Africa in Namibia (South West Africa), Notwithstanding Security Council Resolution 276 (1970), Advisory Opinion
   See also: I.C.J. Reports 1971, p. 16 ad 31.

Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Jurisprudence: decisions & judgments

Mayagna (Sumo) Awas Tingni Community v. Nicaragua. Merits, Reparations and Costs. August 31, 2001;2

 Yakye Axa Indigenous Community v. Paraguay. Merits, Reparations and Costs. June 17, 2005

  Yatama v. Nicaragua. Preliminary Objections, Merits, Reparations and Costs. Judgment of June 23, 2005

  Sawhoyamaxa Indigenous Community v. Paraguay. Merits, Reparations and Costs. March 29, 2006

  Saramaka People. v. Suriname. Preliminary Objections, Merits, Reparations, and Costs. November 28, 2007

  Xákmok Kásek Indigenous Community. v. Paraguay. Merits, Reparations and Costs. Judgment of August 24, 2010

  Case of González et al. (“Cotton Field”) v. Mexico. Preliminary Objection, Merits, Reparations and Costs. Judgment of November 16, 2009. Series C No. 205

  Case of Las Palmeras v. Colombia. Preliminary Objections. Judgment of February 4, 2000. Series C No. 67

  Case of the “Street Children” (Villagrán-Morales et al.) v. Guatemala. Merits. Judgment of November 19, 1999. Series C No. 63

  Case of Ivcher-Bronstein v. Peru. Competence. Judgment of September 24, 1999. Series C No. 54

Case of the Constitutional Court v. Peru. Competence. Judgment of September 24, 1999. Series C No. 55


Jurisprudence: advisory opinions

  The Right to Information on Consular Assistance. In the Framework of the Guarantees of the due Process of Law. Advisory Opinion OC-16/99 of October 1, 1999. Series A No. 16

  The Effect of Reservations on the Entry into Force of the American Convention on Human Rights (Arts. 74 and 75). Advisory Opinion OC-2/82 of September 24, 1982.Series A No. 2