Human Rights

George E. Edwards, International Human Rights Law Violations Before, During, and After Hurricane Katrina: An International Law Framework for Analysis, Thurgood Marshall Law Review, Spring 2006, 31 T. Marshall L. Rev. 353

This article takes an international law approach in analyzing human rights violations during Hurricane Katrina.  The article mentions the Convention on the Rights of the Child while discussing the access to education.


 

Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Feb. 11, 1998

http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu2/7/b/principles.htm
"These Guiding Principles address the specific needs of internally displaced persons worldwide. They identify rights and guarantees relevant to the protection of persons from forced displacement and to their protection and assistance during displacement as well as during return or resettlement and reintegration."


 

Convention of the Rights of the Child, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

http://www.ohchr.org/english/law/crc.htm
This UN Convention recognizes the unique rights of children.