Promoting Democracy and Human Rights in the Middle East

Heba Moses Following the Arab uprisings people of upraised states are trying to establish democracy out of the ruins of a brutal dictatorship. The upraised people have been more vocal in expressing distrust in a government where there is no transparency and accountability. They are seeking real democratic governments that equally treat the citizens without … Continue reading Promoting Democracy and Human Rights in the Middle East

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Reservations and enforcement of international human rights treaties

Heba Moses The international law and its importance started to grow, especially, with the coming of the 19th century. Although kingdoms and empires were absolute actors in the international arena and wars were regarded as a common way to resolve disputes, catastrophic events made international corporation and rule-making more crucial in that century. The Vienna … Continue reading Reservations and enforcement of international human rights treaties