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Human rights and parliament

Subhash C. Kashyap

Human rights and parliament

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Published by Metropolitan in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • India. Parliament.,
    • Civil rights -- India.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSubhash C. Kashyap ; [developed and edited by Savita Kashyap].
      ContributionsKashyap, Savita, 1939-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 409 p. ;
      Number of Pages409
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4389589M
      LC Control Number78908849

      The European system of human rights protection faces institutional and political pressures which threaten its very survival. These intuitional pressures stem from the backlog of applications before the European Court of Human Rights, the large number of its judgments that remain unimplemented, and the political pressures that arise from sustained attacks on the Court's legitimacy and authority.


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