Handbook of Legal Instruments on International Human Rights and Refugee Laws
Author : Manoj Kumar Sinha
ISBN : 9789351431282
EDITION : 1st
NO. OF VOLUMES : 1
COPYRIGHT YEAR : 2014
"Handbook of Legal Instruments on International Human Rights and Refugee Laws contains important international human rights and refugee laws instruments adopted by the international and regional organizations. In addition to human rights and refugee law documents it also includes some of the important documents of international criminal law. To make it useful for readers the book has been divided into various sections and accordingly instruments are arranged. Important sections of the book are as follows: the Universal Human Rights Instruments, Human Rights Instruments dealing with Women, Children, Indigenous Peoples and Rights of Person with Disabilities. Regional arrangements for the protection of human rights, refugee instruments and important Indian statutory bodies involved in the protection of human rights are included under a separate section of this book. This book will be very useful for the Judges, lawyers, law students and those who have interest in the field of human rights."
Manoj Kumar Sinha is Director of the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi. He also holds the permanent position of Professor of Law at the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata. A PhD in International Law from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, his areas of specialisation are human rights, constitutional law, international humanitarian and refugee law, international criminal law, international law and international institutions. He has published extensively in journals of national and international repute.