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Auctioning Spectrum Access to Commercial Broadcasters – a Human Rights Perspective

Authors: F. Méndez Powell

Abstract: The auction system is the one preferred for the assignment of spectrum access rights by those who prioritize economic efficiency. However, commentators who are primarily concerned with freedom of expression or human rights in general tend to be mor...


Medical-Related Expulsion and Interpretation of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights

Authors: E. Webster

Abstract: This article critically reviews the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights (‘the Court’) in cases of expulsion of non-nationals receiving medical care for a serious health condition, based upon Article 3 of the European Convention on H...


Conception, Fertilization and the Onset of Human Personhood: A Note on the Case Artavia Murillo et al. v. Costa Rica

Authors: E. Rivera López

Abstract: In this critical note it is argued that one of the crucial arguments of the recent judgment by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in Artavia Murillo fails and shows a common conceptual confusion in legal argumentation. The Court considers tha...


The Euro-American Human Rights Dialogue and the Crimes of the Francoist Regime

Authors: J.J. García Blesa, V.L. Gutiérrez Castillo

Abstract: On 14 April 2010, the Argentinean Supreme Court referred a complaint filed by 150 Spanish citizens, victims and relatives of victims of the Francoist regime, to the competent lower Federal Court of Buenos Aires for further investigation. This is th...


The Judicial Protection of Human Rights in Europe after the Accession of the European Union to the European Convention on Human Rights

Authors: N. Van Belle

Abstract: With the Treaty of Lisbon, which amends Article 6(2) of the Treaty on the European Union (TEU), and obliges the European Union (EU) to accede to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), and with the Draft Accession Agreement being finalised,...


Delitos internacionales: del ius (non) puniendi del Estado-nación a un deber puniendi imperativo de ius cogens?

Authors: J.A.E. Vervaele

Abstract: The article deals with the positive obligation to investigate, prosecute and punish international crimes of serious human rights violations by way of jus cogens. In this sense this obligation is part of the nullum crimen nulla poena sine lege princ...


El alcance del derecho al recurso en la jurisprudencia internacional y su recepción en el ámbito doméstico argentino

Authors: M. De Las Mercedes López Alduncin, P.D. Moyano Ilundain

Abstract: The establishment of procedures without a possibility of appeal has emerged as a means to speed up criminal prosecutions. In order to try to compensate for the loss of challenging a decision, typical of a single-judge court, multi-judge courts have...


How Does the European System of Human Rights Protect Detainees in Bad Health?

Authors: C. Burbano Herrera

Abstract: Interim measures in the European human rights system may be defined as a tool, the purpose of which is to prevent irreparable harm to persons who are in a situation of extreme gravity and urgency. Interim measures result in immediate protection bei...