International Citizens Tribunals
Mobilizing Public Opinion to Advance Human Rights
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International Citizens Tribunals by Arthur Jay Klinghoffer
Book DescriptionWhen faced with injustice what can a concerned citizen do? In 1933, when Hitler tried to blame Communists for setting the German parliament on fire, a group of European and American lawyers responded by staging a countertrial, which proved them innocent and eventually led to their release. A new unofficial way of advancing human rights was thus launched. This groundbreaking study narrates the history of such 'citizens tribunals' from this first astonishing success to the mixed record of subsequent efforts-including tribunals on the Moscow show trials, the American war in Vietnam, Japanese sexual slavery, the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, and the excesses of 'global capitalism'.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780312293871
(216mm x 140mm x 23mm)
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 15-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Arthur Jay Klinghoffer
International Dimension of Genocide in Rwanda, Hardback (September 1998)» View all books by Arthur Jay Klinghoffer
Examining the failures of the United Nations, the Organization of African Unity, regional states and major world powers to prevent or terminate the genocide in Rwanda in 1994. Uses the failures to draw lessons for intervention in future and produce adequate legal and structural mechanisms to carry out the enforcement of the Genocide Convention.
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Author Biography - Arthur Jay Klinghoffer
ARTHUR JAY KLINGHOFFER is a Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University, Camden. He specializes in Russian, African and Middle East politics, political economy, and intelligence. He is the author of eleven books on international politics and recipient of two Fulbright grants and a Nobel fellowship. He has served as an adviser to U.S. governmental agencies, lecturer and frequent media commentator on current issues in the news. JUDITH A. KLINGHOFFER is Senior Research Associate in international Relations at Rutgers University as well as President of Global Perspectives Cross-Cultural Consultants. Her undergraduate degree in history and philosophy is from Hebrew University, and her Ph.D. in history from Rutgers University. She was a visiting lecturer at the Foreign Affairs College in Beijing and a Fulbright Senior Fellow at Aamus University in Denmark. Her latest work is Vietnam, Jews, and the Middle East: Unintended Consequences (Macmillan and St. Martin's 1999).
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