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The Dutch Complaint Procedure: A “PicturePerfect” Procedure?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review. 2022, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p1-13. 13p.

Abstract:The aim of this article is to urge the need for (further) research into the experiences of prisoners with the Dutch complaint procedure in prisons. Legally and theoretically speaking, the Dutch complaint procedure is almost “picture-perfect”: it has be...

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The Dutch Complaint Procedure: A “Picture- Perfect” Procedure?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 18, Iss 1 (2022)

Abstract:A Plea for More Research into the Causes of and Solutions for the Challenges of the Dutch Complaint Procedure in Prisons in the Light of Procedural Justice Theory The aim of this article is to urge the need for (further) research into the experiences o...

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The Rule of Law from Below -- A Concept Under Development.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review. 2021, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p1-7. 7p.

Abstract:The rule of law is a central notion in legal thought and in the practice of democratic states. While a contested term, scholars have articulated its contours -- both formal and substantive. This includes ideas such as legal certainty, prospectivity, ac...

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The Historical and Present-Day Role of Non-Governmental Organisations before the Inter-American Human Rights System in Documenting Serious Human Rights Violations and Protecting Human Rights and the Rule of Law Through Ensuring Accountability.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review. 2021, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p8-25. 18p.

Abstract:From a Latin-American perspective, even in a context where the rule of law has been under attack or has been very weak, the role of human rights NGOs has been and is very relevant in terms of documenting human rights violations, and seeking and bringin...

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The Role of Civil Society in Monitoring the Executive in the Case-Law of the European Court of Human Rights: Recasting the Rule of Law.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review. 2021, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p102-115. 14p.

Abstract:This article explores the role of civil society in monitoring the executive as perceived by the European Court of Human Rights. Although this role is traditionally associated with the judiciary and the legislature, in light of the institutional mutatio...

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Human Right to Water in the Helmand Basin: Setting a Path for the Conflict Settlement between Afghanistan and Iran.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review. 2020, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p150-162. 13p.

Abstract:There is a long-standing dispute between Iran and Afghanistan over the Helmand River. In recent years, between 2002 and 2013, the access to water of the population living in the river basin in Iran has been adversely affected. As the human right to wat...

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The Human Right to Water and the Realisation of Water Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review. 2020, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p137-149. 13p.

Abstract:This article seeks to assess the role of the human right to water in realising water rights in the scenario of the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT). In particular, it seeks to answer the question of the extent to which the human right to water prot...

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Exploring the Road to Justiciability of the Human Right to Water in Suriname.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review. 2020, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p125-135. 11p.

Abstract:In Suriname, the national percentage of population with access to safe drinking water is 72.6 percent and shows that even though Suriname has great wealth in water resources, not everyone is benefiting from it. From a human rights perspective, states c...

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The Right of Access to Water in the Context of Investment Disputes in Argentina: Urbaser and Beyond.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review. 2020, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p110-124. 15p.

Abstract:The privatisation of water through foreign investment has become a common occurrence throughout the world. In developing economies like Argentina, many people depend on their water supply from private companies, including foreign investors. Using Argen...

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Realising the Human Right to Water in Costa Rica through Social Movements.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review. 2020, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p96-109. 14p.

Abstract:This article examines human rights from the perspective of social constructions and as the result of historical processes. This means that human rights, as we know them today, are the result of dynamic and historical struggles. This is no different wit...

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