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Unformatted text preview: • But there is an enforcement problem • Problems with compliance • Individual vs. group rights • Compliance through other means than enforcement? o International oversight and monitoring – works if countries care about their rep o National governments – impose sanctions, intervene o National courts i.e. US has jurisdiction over people who have violated HR o Transnational advocacy networks 4 mechanisms by which networks pressure governments Consumer pressures International Criminal Court • First permanent court established to try individuals for specific violations of int’l HR law o Genocide o Crimes against humanity o War crimes • Empowered to prosecute anywhere in the world as long as crime occurred in a signatory country or the accused is from a signatory nation o “Court of last Resort” – won’t act unless national courts fail o Created by Rome Treaty...
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- Fall '08
- Law, hard law, International Law and Human Rights o States