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Author: Laura Westra. Exploring such acts of environmental violence as "ecocrimes," the author builds the case that the international law principles of jus cogens and erga omnes justify characterizing ecocrime as a "just crime" requiring action to curb their occurrence and punishment to deter them. The book discusses the obstacles that defining environmental assaults as "ecocrimes" will face both in national and international circumstances.

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Westra has published more than seventy five articles and fifteen books, including Just Integrity (2002); Ecoviolence and the Law: Supranational, Normative Foundation of Ecocrime (2004). She has also received a second P. in International Law. A. t a recent meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO), Budapest, Hungry, June 23-25, 2004, on the Rights of the Child to Health and the Environment, David Stan-ner of Denmark stated that children are today’s canaries, refer-ring to the proverbial canary in the mine used to alert miners to the fact that the mine’s conditions were.

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Westra L (2004) Ecoviolence and the law (supranational normative foundations of ecocrime). Westra L (2006) Environmental justice and the rights of unborn and future generations. Transnational Publishers In. New York, Chap. Earthscan, LondonGoogle Scholar. Westra L (2007) Environmental justice and the rights of indigenous peoples. Westra L (2011) Human rights: the Commons and the collective. University Press of British Columbia, VancouverGoogle Scholar. Westra L (2012) Life, health and the environment: the denied connection

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Supranational law is a form of international law . 4. Captured combatants and civilians must be protected against acts of violence and reprisals

Supranational law is a form of international law, based on the limitation of the rights of sovereign nations between one another. The field of study combines two main branches: the law of nations (jus gentium) and international agreements and conventions (jus inter gentes), which have different theoretical foundations and should not be confused. Basic rules of IHL 1. Persons hors de combat and those not taking part in hostilities shall be protected and treated humanely. Captured combatants and civilians must be protected against acts of violence and reprisals. They shall have the right to correspond with their families and to receive relief.

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Exploring such acts of environmental violence as "ecocrimes," the author builds the case that the international law principles of jus cogens and erga omnes justify characterizing ecocrime as a "just crime" requiring action to curb their occurrence and punishment to deter them. The book discusses the obstacles that defining environmental assaults as "ecocrimes" will face both in national and international circumstances. The author concludes by proposing the creation of an International Environmental Court that would adjudicate "ecocrime" issues. This forward thinking work will be of great interest to all involved in the human rights issues of environmental threats. Published under the Transnational Publishers imprint.

Ecoviolence and the Law: Supranational Normative Foundation of Ecocrime epub download

ISBN13: 978-1571053169

ISBN: 1571053166

Author: Laura Westra

Category: Other

Subcategory: Humanities

Language: English

Publisher: Brill - Nijhoff; First Edition edition (July 1, 2004)

Pages: 450 pages

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