Journal of
Law and Conflict Resolution

  • Abbreviation: J. Law Conflict. Resolut
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9804
  • DOI: 10.5897/JLCR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 98

Table of Content: April 2013; 5(3)

April 2013

Status of human rights in democratic setup: Experiences from Kashmir

Democracies empower people to make decisions. Consequent upon the ideal impressions of Democracy, there ought to have been no scope for the human rights violation in a democratic society. But once we introspect the society of Kashmir (in India), the realistic form of democracy is lagging.  Over the past two decades, in particular, the suffering of the Kashmiri people has reached an indescribable intensity...

Author(s): Mohmad Saleem Jahangir and Aneesa Shafi

April 2013

Contested authorities alternatives to State law and order in post-conflict Guatemala

This study analyzes the contested authorities that deal with land and criminal conflict in the Ixil Region of Guatemala. We studied the local laws, customs and actors governing the use of violence, conflict resolution and justice. Actors included indigenous NGOs, individual leaders (community and municipal), youth gangs, armed security patrols, and organized criminal networks. Findings suggest that the Guatemalan State...

Author(s): Ami C. Carpenter, Anu Lawrence and Milburn Line