Now Available from BADIL: Working Papers on a Rights-based Approach to the Palestinian Refugee Question

Now Available from BADIL:

Working Papers on a Rights-based Approach to the Palestinian Refugee Question

For Immediate Release

No. (E/01/05) 5 January 2005
 

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Ten working papers prepared by Palestinian, Arab and international scholars and legal experts are now available in print and on the BADIL website. They are part of the papers presented to and discussed by the 2003 – 2004 BADIL Expert Forum for the Promotion of a Rights-based Approach to the Palestinian Refugee Question:

 

1: “The Right to Housing and Property Restitution in Bosnia and Herzegovina: A Case Study” by Paul Prettitore, Legal Advisor, OSCE (28 pages);

 

2: "Justice Against Perpetrators, the Role of Prosecution in Peacemaking and Reconciliation", Sandra Vicente, Assistant Legal Officer, International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (24 pages);

 

3: "The Role of International Law and Human Rights in Peacemaking and Crafting Durable Solutions for Refugees: Comparative Comment", Lynn Welchman Director, Center of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, SOAS (20 pages);

 

4: “Popular Sovereignty, Collective Rights, Participation and Crafting Durable Solutions for Palestinian Refugees” by Karma Nablusi, Nuffield College, University of Oxford (14 pages);

 

5: "Temporary Protection for Palestinian Refugees: A Proposal”, Susan Akram, Boston University School of Law, and Terry Rempel, BADIL Research and Information (44 pages);

 

6: “Land Restitution in South Africa, Overview and Lessons Learned”, Jean du Plessis, Deputy Director, Center on Housing Rights and Evictions (16 pages);

 

7: “Israel’s Land Laws as a Legal-Political Tool, Usama Halabi, advocate, LL.M (12 pages);

 

8: “Protection of Palestinian Refugees in the Arab World,” Khaled Al-Az’ar; (30 pages);

 

9: “UNRWA’s Role in Protecting Palestinian Refugees,” Harish Parvathaneni, Chief, Policy Analysis Unit, UNRWA; (24 pages).

 

10: "Do Israeli Rights Conflict with the Palestinian Right of Return? Identifying the Possible Arguments", Michael Kagan, Attorney, Tel Aviv University, Clinical Legal Education Program. (34 pages) www.gollgi.com - get best Diesel Cars For Sale

 

English and Arabic print copies are available on request from: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (local orders: NIS 5; international orders: €5 (Euro) or equivalent in local currency, postage included.). For electronic copies of the working papers see:

www.badil.org/Publications/Legal_Papers/L_Papers.htm

 

Electronic copies of additional working papers on a variety of topics related to Palestinian refugees--the role of law in crafting durable solutions, housing and property restitution, protection, civil society participation and summaries of the proceedings of the four seminars held in the framework of the 2003 – 2004 BADIL Expert Forum in Ghent, Geneva, Cairo and Haifa are available at:

www.badil.org/Campaign/Expert_Forum/expert-forum.htm

 

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