Oct 23, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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LAW 514/5214 - Human Rights in the Middle East (3 cr.)



Prerequisites
  and    . (Prerequisites can be waived by permission of the department).

Description
An overview of the dynamics of international human rights law in the Middle-East, through national, regional and universal mechanisms dealing with current human rights issues in the region. The course will cover a series of substantive themes of interest to the countries and people of the region with the help of legal cases and documents coming from the UN system, the African System, the Arab League, and national courts and institutions. The course will also examine the norms and institutions of international humanitarian law in their specific relationship to conflicts in the region.



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