Thu, Apr 8

POL 309-800, International Law
SUNY Oswego | Spring 2021
Dr. Craig Warkentin

  • Ch. 8, Human Rights (381-406)

  • Describe the International Bill of Rights and, broadly speaking, the content of each constituent part.
  • Discuss UN mechanisms for addressing human rights, including the Human Rights Committee.
  • Assess the prospects for effectively monitoring and enforcing international human rights standards.

  • note verbale (391)


P. 395-396

  1. What rights was Libya found to have violate?
  2. What effect did the failure of Libya to respond to the Committee's request for information on the merits of the complaint have on the Committee's decision?
  3. Why did the Committee not consider the allegations related to the death penalty?
  4. Why did Committee member Salvioli think that the Committee should have considered the death penalty?
  5. What remedies did the Committee indicate?

P. 401

  1. What provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights where found to have been violated by Peru?
  2. What effect did Peru's failure to respond have?
  3. What remedies did the Human Rights Committee indicate must be provided by Peru?
  4. As a party to the ICCPR, must Peru provide abortion on demand?