Module Name: International
Human Rights Law
Type: Summative Final Assessment
Answer 1 question only
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“The memorandum of
understanding on illegal immigration and reinforcement of border security
signed in 2017 by Italy and Libya aims at reducing migratory flows while
showing very little concern with the human rights of those seeking to reach
Italy from Libya.” Do you agree with this statement? Discuss with special
reference to international refugee law.
To what extent does “free,
prior, and informed consent” allow an indigenous person to control their
ancestral lands? Discuss with special reference to development projects
affecting indigenous peoples’ lands.
Does the death penalty
violate the right to life? Discuss with reference to international and
regional human rights standards.
Are economic, social and
cultural rights fundamentally different from civil and political rights?
“The Human Rights Council
should not be a place where human rights violators seek shelter. Issues
related to its membership must be taken seriously in order for this body to
operate effectively.” Do you agree with this statement? Discuss.