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The Mediterranean Journal of Human Rights

 

Themes Addressed 

Each edition of the Mediterranean Journal of Human Rights contains significant theoretical contributions while also being a dossier of information on the cross-cultural application of a specific area of Human Rights law. Some of the topics addressed in previous issues include: 

  • The Prevention of Torture in Southern Europe

  • Indigenous Rights

  • Women in Mediterranean Societies

  • Immigrants' Rights

  • Theoretical and Historical Perspectives on Human Rights

  • International Peace-Keeping; 

  • The Impact of Human Rights Law on Civil Law Concepts. 

A special edition (Volume Two No. 1 ) was entirely dedicated to: 

The Establishment of a Permanent International Criminal Court. 

Future issues are planned on: 

  • Politics, Law and Religion in the Mediterranean

  • Human Rights and the Balkan Crisis

  • Environmental Rights

  • Ethnic Groups and Minorities

  • Anthropological Perspectives on Human Rights

  • The Right to Privacy in Southern Societies

  • The Regional Application of Human Rights. 

Scholars who regularly contribute to the Mediterranean Journal of Human Rights include such leading figures as: 

  • Guido Alpa
  • M. Cherif Bassiouni
  • Vojin Dimitrijevic
  • Giuliano Vassalli


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