Developing Human Rights Jurisprudence

Volume 2: Second Judicial Colloquium on the Domestic Application of International Human Rights Norms: Harare, Zimbabwe, 19–22 April 1989

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One of an eightvolume series recording the development of international jurisprudence in human rights issues and, in particular, the domestic application of international human rights norms.



Implementing the Bangalore Principles on Human Rights Law

In February 1988, in Bangalore, India, a number of principles were adopted concerning the role of the judiciary in advancing human rights by reference to international human rights norms. The principles were stated at the end of a judicial colloquium brought together by Justice P N Bhagwati, the former Chief Justice of India. The participants in the colloquium included the Chief Justice of Zimbabwe (Dumbutshena CJ) who has now taken the initiative of organising this colloquium of African judges.


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