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By Azizur Chowdhury, Jahid Bhuiyan

Overseas human rights legislations is likely one of the quickest growing to be topics of legislation. certainly this could now not be fantastic because it is the legislations that promises the main rights of people. This booklet presents an advent to the research of overseas human rights legislation for college kids and practitioners. it's written through knowledgeable in foreign human rights legislation who has practiced sooner than foreign human rights tribunals of the United international locations, in addition to local platforms in Europe, the Americas, African and Asia. The insights supplied during this e-book advisor the reader from the speculation of the legislations to the way it is utilized in perform. not like different texts by way of different western writers, this writer provides exact awareness to matters of audiences in Africa, Latin the USA, the center East and Asia.

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Once ends and means are separated, it becomes apparent that human dignity may be realized in Africa, although through different social mechanisms. 5. African Judicial System African notion of justice was substantive as opposed to Western notion which is procedural. Access to justice in traditional Africa as such was guaranteed as it was seen as an entitlement to everybody. As such, everybody was admitted to the proceedings and any one would come up to give evidence in the open gathering without fear or favor.

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In Islamic world human rights are not attributed to an individual simply because is human being, but due to his Islamic faith. However, the Islamic perspective does provide the foundation for human right concept, because it stresses on equality of all believers and individual does have important place. And by believers, it means Muslim believers as distinctively from non-Muslim believers. However, the distinction which the religion draws between men and women contradict the concept of human rights.

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