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
V. Where can you Seek Further Help? section links...
1. Why You May Wish To Seek Further Help - 2. Some Specific Sources of Help - Summary of Part V

PART V - WHERE CAN YOU SEEK FURTHER HELP?

SUMMARY
PART V - WHERE CAN YOU SEEK FURTHER HELP?

1. WHY SEEK FURTHER HELP?

You may be reluctant to turn to the international mechanisms yourself, or need support and guidance, either for yourself or for friends or relatives of the victim or a witness. Where you do take action yourself, you may wish to strengthen or expedite the process through lobbying.

Organisations or bodies exist which may be able to take action themselves on the basis of your information, to provide you with advice or support, or to help with victim support or rehabilitation, while others may be receptive to active lobbying. Some specific sources of help include the International Committee of the Red Cross, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, inter-governmental field missions and visits, the International Fact-Finding Commission, international or national NGOs, and professional associations.

 

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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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