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Defending civil resistance under international law

Francis Anthony Boyle

Defending civil resistance under international law

by Francis Anthony Boyle

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Published by Center for Energy Research in Salem, OR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Government, Resistance to -- United States.,
  • International and municipal law -- United States.,
  • Antinuclear movement -- United States.,
  • Trial practice -- United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1981-1989.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Francis Anthony Boyle.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 379 p. ;
    Number of Pages379
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16306617M

    Holocaust in Lithuania; Holocaust in Eastern Europe (esp. Baltics). Combating new far right's "double genocide" revisionism & Prague Declaration. Human rights (esp. free speech) in Eastern Europe. Countering fascism in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Hungary, Ukraine. Litvak culture. Civil rights guarantee equal protection under the law. When civil and political rights are not guaranteed to all as part of equal protection of laws, or when such guarantees exist on paper but are not respected in practice, opposition, legal action and even social unrest may ensue.. Civil rights movements in the United States gathered steam by with such documents as the Declaration of.

    JAKOVLJEVIC Bosko, New International Status of Civil Defence, Geneva/The Hague, Henry-Dunant Institute/M. Nijhoff, , pp. JEANNET Stéphane, “Civil Defence From Law to Practice”, in IRRC, No. , December , pp. SCHULTZ E., Civil Defence in International Law, Copenhagen, Danish National Civil Defence and Emergency Planning Directorate, , 59 pp. Civil war and armed conflict claim lives and displace millions of people from their homes each year. Corrupt or abusive governments often crack down on those who dare to speak up for their rights and for the rights of others—through threats, imprisonment, torture or even murder. Although many countries have ratified an international.

    societies, albeit under pressure, that provide avenues for responding. The level of free and fair competition for political power varies across nations, as does the space for free speech.   Civil resistance aims to defend the principles and institutions associated with the liberal democratic state, such as regular democratic elections and human rights or civil liberties. Transformative nonviolence identifies specific limits to civil resistance as a form of nonviolent political action because of its acceptance of or allegiance to.


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