Thursday, August 17, 2017

Inaugural Volume: Asian Yearbook of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

The inaugural volume of the Asian Yearbook of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (Vol. 1, 2017) is out. Contents include:
  • Focused Theme: ISIS & Implications for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
    • Nazir Afzal, Increasing the Civic Society Contribution to Tackling Extremism: We need a new Civic Response to Tackle Extremism
    • Michael Wood, Legal Aspects of the Use of Force against ISIS
    • Mohamed Badar, The Self-Declared Islamic State and Ius ad Bellum under Islamic International Law
    • Ignacio De La Rasilla, An International Counter Terrorism Court in Nuce in the Age of International Adjudication?
    • Silvia Venier, & Denise Venturi, ISIS and the violations of human rights of sexual minorities: Is the international community responding adequately?
  • General Articles
    • Matthias Vanhullebusch, Fighting for Self-Determination: On equality of peoples and belligerents
    • Viviane Weng, Domestication of International Human Rights Norms in Taiwan: A dialogue through conventionality review under construction
    • Maartje de Vissier, Cultivating Judicial Conversations on Human Rights Protection under the Auspices of a Regional Rights Regime
    • Rawa Al-Makky, The League of Arab States and the Arab Charter on Human Rights: an assessment
  • Recent Developments & State Practice
    • Eunwon Yi, Analysis of the Second Universal Periodic Review of the DPRK: Universality and Politicisation of Human Rights
    • Guo Sanzhuan, Independence of National HR Instiutions and linkage between International law and domestic law: A case study of National Human Rights Commission of Korea
    • Alessandra La Vaccara, IHL’s Achilles Heel: Ensuring compliance after the 32nd International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent