The bounds of law 1 – ‘Law’ is not omnipotent within the social field and everything happens, according to societies and times, in the infinite variety of inclusion and exclusion relationships with other normative systems. Next, the issue of the so called ‘science of Law’ appears in the current epistemological range that must combine with other sciences: this shows that Law does not have a position overlooking all other disciplines, but has relations of cooperation, competition and hostility, according to the disciplines and the moments, creating questionable bounds. The only possible posture might be that of a certain epistemology like Michel Foucault when trying to think of the emergence of human sciences in Western history. Continue reading
As anthropologists increasingly study Christianity in Melanesia, data has become available which allow us to address comparative questions about its differential impact in various societies of the region. In this article, the author looks at how conversion to Christianity has transformed women’s roles in one society in Papua New Guinea and one in Vanuatu. In particular, he examines what Christian values have meant for the construction of new gender roles. Continue reading
From 1940 to 1943, she participated in the organization of the Italian Resistance in France and worked alongside Emilio Lussu in hiding, in Paris at first, and then, among others, in Marseille where he is responsible for organizing the illegal exit of the wanted persons. She makes false papers for GL members.
LE COMITÉ CONTRE LA TORTURE PUBLIE UNE NOUVELLE OBSERVATION GÉNÉRALE SUR LE NON-REFOULEMENT
COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE ISSUES NEW GENERAL COMMENT ON NON-REFOULEMENT (scroll down for the English version)
An hour and a half of highly interesting various points of view on the subject. “The close tie between human rights and rule of law is not always evident in the practice of the UN because of the fragmentation of the system. Without rule of law human rights are just poetry and do not have influence on reality. Without the value compass of human rights rule of law can be just obeying to the positive law no matter of potential human rights violations that it may impose. …” Ivan Šimonović