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International Human Rights Law is a set of international rules, established by treaty or custom, on the basis of which individuals and groups can expect and/or claim certain behavior or benefits from governments. Hence, International Human Rights Law is that branch of public international law that aims at protecting the internationally guaranteed rights of individuals and groups against violations by state etc.

This course is intended for anyone interested in learning about human rights including; human rights educators, advocates, activists, law enforcement officers, lawyers, program mangers, research officers, leaders and members of coalitions and networks, staff of Non Governmental Organizations and Community Based Organizations. No prior knowledge of law, international relations or human rights is required, although the course will be of interest to those who have studied or worked in these areas.

Journal of International Human Rights Law (ISSN-2455-1252)