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Vol 24 No 5 May/June 2019

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Sri Lanka, Human Rights and the United Nation: A Scrutiny into the International Human Rights Engagement with a Third World State


ISBN13: 9789811373497
To be Published: June 2019
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: Switzerland
Format: Hardback
Price: £99.99



Introduces readers to the underlying reasons why a country from the Global South, Sri Lanka, engages with the international human rights machinery and furnishes explanations for post-colonial states’ behaviour.

Provides an explanation for the limited impact of this international human rights engagement on the Sri Lankan human rights infrastructure, despite intensive engagement and interaction.

Highlights what needs to be changed within the United Nations and Sri Lanka so as to open the door for a more fruitful human rights discourse.

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Other Jurisdictions , Asia
Contents:
Introduction
Sri Lanka's History: Colonialism, Independence and Conflict
Sri Lanka's human rights infrastructure
The United Nations Treaty-based Bodies and their Engagement with Sri Lanka
The United Nations Charter-based bodies and their Engagement with Sri Lanka
Conclusion