TITLE

FOOD DEPRIVATIONS AS CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY

AUTHOR(S)
KEARNEY, DIANA
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
New York University Journal of International Law & Politics;Fall2013, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p253
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article discusses food deprivations and hunger as crimes against humanity (CAH) and violations of economic and social rights (ESR) under the international edicts the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR). It also presents case studies of food crises that amount to CAH in Somalia involving the militant Islamist group Al Shabab, and Israel's treatment of Palestinians.
ACCESSION #
102373343

 

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