1. Following World War Two, the progress towards international accountability and international criminal justice came to a halt as a result of the Cold War. But only three years since the end of the Cold War the international community was forced to face the ethnic tensions and civil war tearing apart the republics that once comprised the former Yugoslavia. The investigation into the conflict is detailed in this book including the uncovering of 1...
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  2. In 2009, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights gave a new impetus to the ongoing discussions on the reform of the UN treaty bodies and the modernization of the UN human rights system. This impressive collection of essays is a response to the High Commissioner’s call, which joins initiatives by other stakeholders, from an academic perspective. The book has two parts: one presents reflections on the Treaty Body System and the second on the...
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  3. The United States of America has historically been regarded as a moral leader opening the pathway for human rights. The country which has long struggled for the establishment of the rule of law – as well as to be a model for other nations in observing it – has, since 11 September 2001 committed abhorrent practices of torture against which it has fought when committed by others. What seems astonishing is that such practices took place in the U....
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