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Remedies in International Human Rights Law$
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Dinah Shelton

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780199207534

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207534.001.0001

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The Development of International Human Rights Law

The Development of International Human Rights Law

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(p.104) 4 The Development of International Human Rights Law
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Remedies in International Human Rights Law
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DINAH SHELTON

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207534.003.0005

The obligation to provide effective remedies is an essential component of international human rights law. A state that fails to protect fully individuals against human rights violations or that denies remedial rights commits an independent, further breach of law. International instruments do not clarify, however, what are considered to be ‘effective’ remedies. Nor do they indicate what remedies should be made available through international procedures in the event a state fails to afford the necessary redress. It is thus necessary to look at the theory and practice of international courts to determine what constitutes an effective remedy.

Keywords:   human rights, human rights violations, remedies, redress, international procedures

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