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Corporate Power, Human Rights and Urban Governance in South African Cities

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, Vol 25 (2022)

Abstract:This article is concerned with the extent to which corporations involved in governing South African cities and towns are bound to the developmental objectives and socio-economic rights that urban governance efforts are constitutionally required to purs...

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Human rights: The convergence of the second sila of Pancasila and Hans Kung’s global ethics in Indonesia

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies, Vol 78, Iss 4, Pp e1-e5 (2022)

Abstract:The objective of this research is to find the meeting point between the second precept of Pancasila and the global ethics of Kung. The article also discusses the value of the second precept of Pancasila as found in the global ethics. This research is i...

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Accountability of Law Enforcement Personnel for Human Rights Violations in Cameroon: Trends and Challenges

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, Vol 24 (2021)

Abstract:Law enforcement personnel are critically important in both the security and criminal justice sectors. Unlike ordinary citizens, they possess the broad powers needed to perform the tasks in these sectors: for example, they possess the power to arrest an...

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The Impact of Myths, Superstition and Harmful Cultural Beliefs against Albinism in Tanzania: A Human Rights Perspective

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, Vol 23 (2020)

Abstract:It cannot be denied that myths and superstitions have endured through history and that people have been affected by them since the beginning of time. Superstitious beliefs and myths that result in the victimization of persons with albinism (PWA) are ce...

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Editorial: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70: African Perspectives on Progress and Prospects

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, Vol 23 (2020)

Abstract:This special edition comprises selected papers on critical reflections on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The authors critique the contextual relevance of the UDHR to the implementation of human rights within s...

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The Application of International Human Rights Instruments in Outer Space Settlements: Today's Science Fiction, Tomorrow's Reality

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, Vol 22, Iss 2019, Pp 1-43 (2019)

Abstract:The military and commercial exploitation of outer space has received increasing international attention since the United States of America announced its intention to establish an outer space military force to protect its interests in outer space. Simul...

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The Value of the Persistent Objector Doctrine in International Human Rights Law

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, Vol 22, Iss 2019, Pp 1-38 (2019)

Abstract:This article critically analyses the use of the persistent objector doctrine in unilaterally challenging the validity of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) rights and the related state obligations. The persistent objector doctrine gives effe...

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The Powers of the Office of the Public Protector and the South African Human Rights Commission: A Critical Analysis of SABC v DA and EFF v Speaker of the National Assembly 2016 3 SA 580 (CC)

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, Vol 23 (2020)

Abstract:This article assesses South African Broadcasting Corporation v Democratic Alliance 2016 2 SA 522 (SCA) and Economic Freedom Fighters v Speaker of the National Assembly 2016 3 SA 580 (CC) and to a lesser extent the state of capture judgments. All of the...

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Religious Offence and Human Rights: The Implications of Defamations of Religions

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, Vol 23 (2020)

Abstract:This contribution is a review of a book on actions which may offend religious feelings even if it was not the intention of the offender to do so. This book illustrates how, drawings (amongst others) on the face of it, may be construed to be a mere exer...

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The impact of theological foundations of restorative justice for the human rights protections of North Korean stateless women as victims of human trafficking

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies, Vol 75, Iss 1, Pp e1-e10 (2019)

Abstract:Restorative justice, with its most prominent characteristic being rebuilding social relationships among victims, perpetrators and the community that was damaged by a crime, has been proposed as an alternative to the traditional retributive justice mode...

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