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Le Procès des Timbres:L'affaire Audubon By Jean Sénat Fleury
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The scheme was simple. In Haiti in 1975 greedy and corrupt members of the Jean Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier regime faked exquisite renderings of bird watercolors by native son Jean-Jacques... More > Audubon and put them on the world market. A government lawyer and stamp collector reported the suspicious stamps. The Duvalier government had to stage a public trial. Several government officials were sent to jail and the international collectors were satisfied. The trial was an important demonstration of courageous lawyers and judges. However the principal crooks were not revealed and the officials who were jailed were compensated well and were released early from their comfortable jails. Thus it was proven again in Duvalierist Haiti, which was about prisons, cruelty, and violence, that crime paid. 26 years later, Jean Sénat Fleury, former Haitian judge and legal scholar decided to make this trial available to the new generations of students of justice and those interested in Haitian history,< Less
A situação jurídica dos "combatentes ilegítimos" diante da Terceira Convenção de Genebra de 1949 By Érika Louise Bastos Calazans
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O conflito armado entre Estados Unidos e Afeganistão destacou desafios enfrentados pelo Direito Internacional Humanitário desde o século XIX: os critérios aplicados para a... More > qualificação como combatente e o tratamento a ser conferido aos indivíduos que não se qualificam para receber o status de prisioneiro de guerra. Após o atentado terrorista de 11 de setembro de 2001, o Presidente dos Estados Unidos da América, Gorge W. Bush, declarou “guerra contra o terrorismo” e o país engajou-se em um conflito armado contra o Afeganistão sob o argumento de que este país fornecia suporte àqueles criminosos. Este livro busca analisar e discutir a situação jurídica dos indivíduos envolvidos nos conflitos armados que popularmente são chamados de “combatentes ilegítimos” sob a luz dos critérios estabelecidos pelo artigo 4º da Terceira Convenção de Genebra de 1949 e dos Protocolos Adicionais de 1977.< Less
Indictments. By Andrej Poleev
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The book covers a wide range of topics, including different aspects of criminal justice, sociobiology of deviant behavior, institutional and organized crime, human rights violations, constitutional... More > law.< Less
Traite de la Verite de la Religion Chretienne [French] By Hugo Grotius
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Hugo Grotius (/ˈɡroʊʃiəs/; 10 April... More > 1583 – 28 August 1645), also known as Huig de Groot (Dutch: [ˈɦœyɣ də ɣroːt]) or Hugo de Groot (Dutch: [ˈɦyɣoː də ɣroːt]), was a Dutch jurist. Along with the earlier works of Francisco de Vitoria and Alberico Gentili, Grotius laid the foundations for international law, based on natural law. A teenage intellectual prodigy, for his involvement in the intra-Calvinist disputes of the Dutch Republic, he was imprisoned and then escaped hidden appropriately in a chest of books. Excerpt from:< Less
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A Tamil Novel from Norway about Neo-Nazism consists of social or political movements seeking to revive the far-right-wing tenets of Nazism. Neo-Nazism borrows elements from Nazi doctrine, including... More > ultranationalism, racism, xenophobia, homophobia, antisemitism, and initiating the Fourth Reich. Holocaust denial is a common feature, as is incorporation of Nazi symbols and admiration of Adolf Hitler. Neo-Nazi activity is a global phenomenon, with organized representation in many countries, as well as international networks. In some European and Latin American countries, laws have been enacted that prohibit the expression of pro-Nazi, racist, anti-Semitic or homophobic views. Many Nazi-related symbols are banned in European countries in an effort to curtail neo-Nazism. If they got power and happen war in Asia.< Less
Notes from the Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky and the Subgenre of "Antihero’s Confession" in Russian Literature of the Second Half of the 19th – 20th Century By Natalia Zhivolupova
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The monograph is devoted to the study of architectonics, poetics and artistic functioning of the special phenomenon in Russian literature indicated in the monograph as the subgenre of antihero's... More > confession. The first model, which became a productive model for the literary process of the second half of the 19th - 20th century became "Notes from Underground" by F. Dostoyevsky, the "genre shell" that has been reproduced over a hundred-odd years (the conventional time border of the studied texts is 1864 - 1979). The book reveals the nature of this phenomenon, determines aspects of the internal form of the subgenre (related to the specific features of otherness, body, perceiving consciousness), sets the background (artistic anthropology, a critical state of cultural awareness), the laws of poetics of the studied works. The author defines the aesthetic and semantic parameters of the subgenre emergence which provides insights into the mechanism of the subgenre formation.< Less
Стихи без цензуры By Сергей Гора
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Sergei Gora, Russian linguist and poet, addresses various social phenomena, which have been considered taboo by both the Soviet authorities, and the modern day Russian regime. The aforementioned is... More > combined with the author’s sarcasm directed at allegedly reputable and… ineffective international institutions along with several western leaders – “useful idiots”, as V. Lenin called influential leftist activists of the West. In social and political matters, the author touches upon popular beliefs, which often appear to be biased, superstitious or fake. The main idea of "Uncensored Poetry" is reflected in by the utmost priority of the societal truth over individual authoritarian wrongdoings. In depicting various officials, law enforcement and religious characters, Sergei Gora uses different language related techniques to provide colorful and register-relevant expression of the human attitude. Please, enjoy his stylistic and idiosyncratic virtuosity.< Less

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