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1 Introduction 1 United Nations (UN) targeted sanctions have often been viewed as a paradox. While they are important tools for the protection of global peace and security, they have also been found to infringe certain human rights. The UN Security Council ( unsc ) enjoys powers under Chapter

In: Security and Human Rights
In European Judicial Responses to Security Council Resolutions: A Consequentialist Assessment, Kushtrim Istrefi examines the multiple effects of European courts decisions as regards Security Council targeted sanctions and security detentions interfering with fundamental rights. He elaborates what type of judicial responses ensured real and practical respect for human rights for the petitioners, encouraged Security Council due process reform, clarified Security Council authorisations on security detentions, and tested the primacy and universal character of the UN Charter.
Making use of legal and non-legal instruments, Istrefi sheds some light upon what happened to, among others, petitioners, the SC due process reform agenda, and the UN Charter after such cases as Kadi, Al-Jedda, Ahmed, Al-Dulimi.
The Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law (UNYB), founded in 1997, appears under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law. It has a three-tier structure: The first part, ‘The Law and Practice of the United Nations’, concentrates on the legal fundamentals of the UN, its Specialized Agencies and Programmes. The second part, ‘Legal Issues Related to the Goals of the United Nations’, analyzes achievements with regard to fulfilling the main objectives of the UN. The third part consists of an overview of the key developments at the UN for the reporting year. The UNYB addresses both scholars and practitioners, giving them insights into the workings, challenges and evolution of the UN.
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Contributors: Yasser Abdelrehim, Pia Acconci, Lance Bartholomeusz, Hermann-Josef Blanke, Shane Chalmers, Benjamin Davy, Ulrike Davy, Eric De Brabandere, Georgios Dimitropoulos, Juan Camilo Fandiño-Bravo, Jeremy Farrall, Sophie Fink, Elisa Freiburg, Brian E. Frenkel, Robin Geiss, Ezequiel Heffes, Ronald Janse, Marcos D. Kotlik, Frauke Lachenmann, Lutz Leisering, Frédérique Lozanorios, Fruzsina Molnár-Gábor, Jessica Pressler, Tilmann J. Röder, Maximilian Spohr, Mindia Vashakmadze, Martin Wählisch, Edith Wagner, Astrid Wiik, Daniel Wisehart.

 83 Ertuğrul Apakan and Wolfgang Sporrer Refining United Nations Security Council Targeted Sanctions: ‘Proportionality’ as a Way Forward for Human Rights Protection  90 Nadeshda Jayakody “Foreign Terrorist Fighters”: A Human Rights Approach?  120 Helen Duffy Defining International

In: Security and Human Rights
Author: Emre Turkut

affect individual rights and the processes through which such interferences occur. In subsequent sections, two particular areas come to the fore, namely targeted sanctions in countering terrorism and security detentions in military operations. While these two areas appear different in many ways, they

In: Security and Human Rights

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe called upon member states to “consider enacting legal instruments enabling their government to impose targeted sanctions on individuals reasonably believed to be personally responsible for serious human rights violations for which they enjoy impunity on political

In: Security and Human Rights
Author: Yves Doutriaux

expect from Moscow a reliable commitment by putting effective pressure upon the de facto leaders in the Donbas in order to end the violence, withdraw its military and weapons and restart normal relations with Ukraine. That would make it possible to phase out the eu ’s targeted sanctions and Russian

In: Security and Human Rights

, ‘UN Targeted Sanctions, Legal Safeguards and the European Convention on Human Rights’ in Nordic Journal of International Law , 2003, vol. 72 (2), pp. 159–214. 51 Specifically, the text of Res. 1373 reads as such: ‘Prevent and suppress the financing of terrorist acts; freeze (…) funds (…) of persons

In: Security and Human Rights
Author: Carla Ferstman

–67. 114 See generally, Carla Ferstman, International Organizations and the Fight for Accountability: The Remedies and Reparations Gap (Oxford University Press, 2017). 115 Reproduced in Bardo Fassbender, ‘Targeted Sanctions Imposed by the UN Security Council and Due Process Rights: A Study Commissioned

In: Reparations for Victims of Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity