TITLE

THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE BLACK HOLE OF STATE RESPONSIBILITY

AUTHOR(S)
JAY, ANNA R.
PUB. DATE
October 2014
SOURCE
New York University Journal of International Law & Politics;2014, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p207
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the case law of the tribunal the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on the extraterritorial applicability of the agreement the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and state responsibility for joint military action. It examines the 2001 case Banković v. Belgium, the implications of ECtHR case law on conflicts in Afghanistan and Libya, and the ECtHR's weaknesses concerning the permission of what are called Contracting States to avoid ECHR obligations by aligning with non-Contracting States to perform military operations.
ACCESSION #
109346417

 

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