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Human Rights and the United Nations: Second Chance

1 June 2006 , Number 1 For the first time the United Nations has abolished one of its bodies for poor performance. The Commission on Human Rights is no more, and has been replaced by a Council. Its first members … Continua a leggere

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Book Review: Corruption: Led into Temptation

1 May 2007 , Number 8 Corruption and Misuse of Public Office,Colin Nicholls Qc, Tim Daniel, Martin Polaine and John Hatchard, Oxford University Press. David Bentley Associate Fellow, International Law, Chatham House Book.jpg Source: International Law and Governance

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International Arms Trade Treaty: Gun Control

1 October 2008 , Number 11 Nuclear, biological or chemical weapons and acts of terror may make the headlines, but it is conventional arms that take the lives in large numbers; maybe around a thousand a day. This month, a … Continua a leggere

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Iraq Tribunal: US Pulling Out

1 May 2008 , Number 3 Rowdy sessions of the Iraq High Tribunal attracted sensational daily news coverage while Saddam Hussein was being tried. However, following his grim execution in December 2006, coverage all but evaporated. The foreign press and … Continua a leggere

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