Camus Gondolatok a halálbüntetésről - nemzetközi színezettel

Reflections on the Guillotine is an essay by Albert Camus, published in 1957, arguing very persuasively in favour of abolition of the death penalty, which at the time was considered an almost “heretic” thought around the world. Today there’s a universal cooperation among many actors of the internati...

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Main Author: Szalai Anikó
Corporate Author: Jog és irodalom = Recht und Literatur = Droit et litterature (2010) (Szeged)
Other Authors: Camus Albert
Format: Book part
Published: 2011
Series:Szegedi Jogász Doktorandusz Konferenciák 1
Jog és irodalom = Recht und Literatur = Droit et litterature 1
Kulcsszavak:Jogtörténet, Halálbüntetés, Büntetőjog, Jogfilozófia
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Online Access:http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/75060
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Summary:Reflections on the Guillotine is an essay by Albert Camus, published in 1957, arguing very persuasively in favour of abolition of the death penalty, which at the time was considered an almost “heretic” thought around the world. Today there’s a universal cooperation among many actors of the international arena, campaigning for the total ban. Two-third of all the States have abolished death penalty however there are still 58 using it. Right to life is not a new idea, it is incorporated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948), but it does not prohibit death penalty if sentenced to and executed in fair proceedings. Interpretation of the right to life is increasingly widening, containing several rights, thus nowadays we see an array of international treaties against death penalty. Issues arising in connection to death penalty also relate to the prohibition of torture, the right to fair proceedings and rights of the child. Attitude of the States toward death penalty usually mirrors their relation to and interpretation of human rights, which represents the different social and cultural traditions.
Physical Description:145-152
ISBN:978 963 306 142 8
ISSN:2063-3807