Reporting Killings as Human Rights Violations Handbook

Reporting Killings as Human Rights Violations Handbook

How to document and respond to potential violations of the right to life within the international system for the protection of human rights

By Kate Thompson and Camille Giffard

Handbook links: website home page
Table of Contents - Search - Part I: Essential Reading - Part II: Identifying a Potential Violation - Part III: How to Document Allegations of Unlawful Killings - Part IV: Responding to the Information Collected - Part V: Where can you Seek Further Help? - Appendices
IV. Responding to the Information Collected: section links...
1. Introduction to Possible Courses of Action - 2. What You Should Know About International Reporting Mechanisms and How To Use Them - 3. What You Should Know About International Complaint Procedures and How To Use Them - 4. The Mechanisms and Procedures: United Nations - 5. The Mechanisms and Procedures: Regional - 6. Comparative Evaluation Tables of the International Procedures - Summary of Part IV

PART IV - RESPONDING TO THE INFORMATION COLLECTED

1. Introduction to Possible Courses of Action

1.1. Action at the international level

1.2. Action at the national level

2. What You Should Know About International Reporting Mechanisms and How To Use Them

2.1. What kind of general characteristics should your communication have?

2.2. Submitting information to a body engaged in monitoring: what should your communication include?

2.3. Submitting information in the context of the state reporting procedure

2.4. Submitting information to a body engaged in fact-finding

3. What You Should Know About International Complaint Procedures and How To Use Them

3.1. What can you seek to achieve by using individual complaint procedures?

3.2. What kind of complaints can individual complaint procedures examine?

3.3. How do individual complaint procedures work?

3.4. What should an application under an individual complaint procedure contain?

3.5. Practical tips for using individual complaint procedures

4. The Mechanisms and Procedures: United Nations

4.1. Introduction to the United Nations system

4.2. Reporting mechanisms within the United Nations system

4.3. Complaint procedures within the United Nations system

5. The Mechanisms and Procedures: Regional

5.1. The European system

5.2. The Inter-American system

5.3. The African system

5.4. Other regions

6. Comparative Evaluation Tables of the International Procedures

Summary of Part IV

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Handbook links: website home page
Table of Contents - Search - Part I: Essential Reading - Part II: Identifying a Potential Violation - Part III: How to Document Allegations of Unlawful Killings - Part IV: Responding to the Information Collected - Part V: Where can you Seek Further Help? - Appendices
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