Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights Regarding Indigenous Peoples: Retrospect and Prospects
University of Lapland - Arctic Centre - Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law
February 17, 2014
M. Fitzmaurice and P. Merkouris (eds.), The Interpretation and Application of the European Convention of Human Rights: Legal and Practical Implications (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2013) 217-257.
The development of international law relating to indigenous peoples has been rapid, in particular if one considers advances at the universal level since the 1980s. The article provides with a short introduction of the Convention on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Independent Countries and determining whether complaints manifesting problems that the northern indigenous peoples confront when dominant societies and modern economic activities penetrate deeper into their traditional territories and hamper their traditional livelihoods.
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