IJSSH 2013 Vol.3(1): 74-78 ISSN: 2010-3646
DOI: 10.7763/IJSSH.2013.V3.198

Protection of Human Rights from the Police-Position in Regional Systems

H. Abdul Azeez
Abstract—The measures that are being taken by the Countries to prevent the violation of human rights by the policedifferwidely in its effectiveness. The disparity among the nations accentuate for super national bodies on regional basis for the effective protection of human rights from the police. There exist European, Inter-American, African, Minsk and Arab regional systems for the protection of Human rights on super national basis. Regional systems also differ in protecting the human rights from the police mainly due to the socio-economic and cultural diversities that exist in the regions. This article analyses how effective is the regional mechanisms in protecting human rights from the police.

Index Terms—Human rights, police, unlawful arrest/detention, human rights conventions.

H Abdul Azeez is with the Head of Department (Law), Police Academy, Thrissur, Kerala, India (e-mail:azeezhma@gmail.com).

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Cite:H. Abdul Azeez, "Protection of Human Rights from the Police-Position in Regional Systems," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 74-78, 2013.

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