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Un hombre cualquiera… dos veces pobre

Apareció en El País Semanal del domingo pasado, día 13, pero no la había visto hasta esta mañana. Llevaba un tiempo medio incómodo. Hacía ya tres semanas que no dejaba nada escrito en este humilde blog. Y, de pronto, me … Continue reading

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¿Cómo se puede iniciar una carrera a 800 metros de donde ha muerto gente?

Por primera vez desde la primera edición en 1970, el maratón de Nueva York ha sido suspendido. Tras unos pocos días de incertidumbre desde la llegada del huracán Sandy a la ciudad, finalmente el alcalde Bloomberg anunció su decisión ayer … Continue reading

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Which is the key to Olympic success: Competitiveness or public investment?

London Olympics are finally finished and Britons have two things to celebrate: first, everything went quite well and London didn´t collapse; and second, Team GB made an outstanding performance, their highest achievement ever in Olympic history. British athletes got a … Continue reading

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Interactions between International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law for the protection of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Published in Revista Electrónica de Estudios Internacionales, Vol. 23, June 2012 FULL ARTICLE HERE Abstract Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR) are at risk on the battlefield. Thus, human rights lawyers must look for legal means to guarantee the best … Continue reading

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“Reintegration – Evolution or Revolution?”, by Salma Yusuf and Dominique Mystris

READ THE PAPER HERE A focus on reintegration requires consideration of the economic, political and social aspects of the process. In addition to the broader definition of reintegration, it is proposed that any definition of ex-combatant should be broad enough … Continue reading

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“The rule of law revival in transition States”, by Salma Yusuf and Dominique Mystris

READ THE PAPER HERE This paper explores the concept of the rule of law and how it has been applied by nations in transition. The rule of law is understood in broad terms incorporating democratic ideas such as supremacy of … Continue reading

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“A human right to development – Moving beyond the rhetoric”, by Salma Yusuf and Jennifer Woodham

READ THE PAPER HERE It is argued – and generally accepted – that although there has been observed a general willingness to express rhetorical support for a human right to development (RTD), there has been observed a related tendency to … Continue reading

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“The role of human rights in peace-building”, by Salma Yusuf and Jennifer Woodham

READ THE PAPER HERE  The aim of this paper is to examine the contribution that human rights can make in terms of securing lasting peace in post-conflict societies. In particular, it aims to assess how human rights can deter civil … Continue reading

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“The resilience of the human rights norm in an era of counter-terrorism”, by Salma Yusuf

READ THE ARTICLE HERE This article seeks to explore the tensions arising from the interaction between human rights and counter-terrorism and contribute to the debate on the feasibility of sustaining the former in such trying situations as the latter through … Continue reading

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487 + 465 + 2 + 1

Esta es la ecuación. Por este orden: Rubalcaba, Chacón, blanco (con minúscula) y nulo. Dada la natural alternancia en el poder, badenes políticos al margen, Rubalcaba dio ayer un paso firme para convertirse en el presidente de España de aquí … Continue reading

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