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Lilian Chenwi and Takele Soboka Bulto (eds), Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations from an African Perspective

Lilian Chenwi and Takele Soboka Bulto (eds), Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations from an... BOOK REVIEW–CRITIQUE BIBLIOGRAPHIQUE JANE ROONEY Lilian Chenwi and Takele Soboka Bulto (eds), Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations from an African Perspective (Intersentia, 2018) xxxi + 275pp ISBN: 978-1-7806-8198-6 Lilian Chenwi and Takele Soboka Bulto’s edited collection, Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations from an African Perspective (Intersentia, 2018) provides a creative, far-reaching and invigorating account of the potential of extraterritorial human rights protection grounded in contemporary and prescient examples of extraterritorial violations of rights in the African context. The book provides arguably the most comprehensive account of extraterritoriality in the African context to date, building upon the excellent monograph of one of its editors, The Extraterritorial Application of the Human Right to Water in Africa (Cambridge University Press, 2014). The book is ambitious in its scope, ranging from issues relating to CIA extraordinary rendition, atrocities committed by the Lord’s Resistance Army, overseas development aid and displacement due to climate change. Non-African states are held to account for failing to respect, protect, and fulfil human rights in Africa. The powerlessness, or complicity, of African states in these instances is exposed, and an explanation is provided of their obligations under the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights. As a result of the fact http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png African Journal of International and Comparative Law Edinburgh University Press

Lilian Chenwi and Takele Soboka Bulto (eds), Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations from an African Perspective

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Edinburgh University Press
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Copyright © American Meteorological Society
ISSN
0954-8890
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1755-1609
DOI
10.3366/ajicl.2019.0265
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Abstract

BOOK REVIEW–CRITIQUE BIBLIOGRAPHIQUE JANE ROONEY Lilian Chenwi and Takele Soboka Bulto (eds), Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations from an African Perspective (Intersentia, 2018) xxxi + 275pp ISBN: 978-1-7806-8198-6 Lilian Chenwi and Takele Soboka Bulto’s edited collection, Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations from an African Perspective (Intersentia, 2018) provides a creative, far-reaching and invigorating account of the potential of extraterritorial human rights protection grounded in contemporary and prescient examples of extraterritorial violations of rights in the African context. The book provides arguably the most comprehensive account of extraterritoriality in the African context to date, building upon the excellent monograph of one of its editors, The Extraterritorial Application of the Human Right to Water in Africa (Cambridge University Press, 2014). The book is ambitious in its scope, ranging from issues relating to CIA extraordinary rendition, atrocities committed by the Lord’s Resistance Army, overseas development aid and displacement due to climate change. Non-African states are held to account for failing to respect, protect, and fulfil human rights in Africa. The powerlessness, or complicity, of African states in these instances is exposed, and an explanation is provided of their obligations under the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights. As a result of the fact

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African Journal of International and Comparative LawEdinburgh University Press

Published: Feb 1, 2019

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