5 February 2013
Preparation (40 pages):
- The Siracusa Principles on the Limitation and Derogation Provisions in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights”
- CASE OF Handyside v United Kingdom(Application no. 5493/72), STRASBOURG 7 December 1976 (extract)
- Human Rights Committee, General Comment 29, States of Emergency (article 4), U.N. Doc. CCPR/C/21/Rev.1/Add.11 (2001).
- CASE OF Ireland v. United Kingdom (Application no. 5310/71), STRASBOURG 13 December 1977 (extract)
- HOUSE OF LORDS, Judgments – A and others v Secretary of State for the Home Department, SESSION 2004-05  UKHL 56
- What is the difference between limitations, exceptions, derogations?
- Are rights absolute?
- Can rights be limited?
- B. Hovius, “The Limitation Clauses of the European Convention on Human Rights: A Guide for the Application of Section 1 of the Charter” (1985) 17:2 Ottawa Law Review 213-62
- O. Gross, “Once More unto the Breach: The Systemic Failure of Applying the European Convention on Human Rights to Entrenched Emergencies” (1998) 23 Yale J. Int’l L. 437
- A. Kiss, “Commentary by the Rapporteur on the Limitation Provisions” (1985) 7:1 Human Rights Quarterly 15-22
- R. S. J. Macdonald, “Derogations Under Article 15 of the European Convention on Human Rights” (1997) 36 Colum. J. Transnat’l L. 225-723
- G. J. Naldi, “Limitation of Rights under the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights: The Contribution of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights” (2001) 17 S. Afr. J. on Hum. Rts. 109
- M. T. Parker, IIJ APPLICATION & S. CASES, “The Freedom to Manifest Religious Belief: an Analysis of the Necessity Clauses of the ICCPR and the ECHR” (2004) 981 J. Int’lL 91
- G. Robbers, “The Permissible Scope of Legal Limitations on the Freedom of Religion or Belief in Germany” (2005) 19 Emory International Law Review 841
- M. M. El Zeidy, “The ECHR and States of Emergency: Article 15-A Domestic Power of Derogation from Human Rights Obligations” (2003) 4 San Diego International Law Journal 277