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dc.contributor.authorSkiba, Lynsayen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-12-01T20:42:12Z
dc.date.available2017-12-01T20:42:12Z
dc.date.issued2012-10en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/115334
dc.description.abstractIntroduction| In 1952, Carlos Sánchez Viamonte, a prominent Argentine lawyer, congressman, and early human rights advocate, called “el derecho de asilo” – the right of diplomatic asylum – the most significant Latin American contribution to public international law. He labeled it a “guarantee in favor of the… oppressed … [,] sometimes the only possible protection for individual liberty inside the territorial limits of a nation whose government invokes sovereignty with repressive…ends.” Other commentators have called it “the highest tribute that can be paid to individual liberty,” “not only an exceptionally noble conquest of American International Law, but a tradition that extols the humanitarian and democratic spirit of the hemisphere’s countries, since it is founded on the defense of all men’s freedom to speak out against a government or political system.” |This understudied Latin American practice allows political dissidents to seek refuge in, and safe passage out, of embassies and other extraterritorial sites located in the very countries that deem them threats. Frequently employed during the civil wars and revolutionary conflicts of the 19th century, diplomatic asylum became …en_US
dc.publisherCreighton University School of Lawen_US
dc.rightsCopyrighten_US
dc.subject.otherSchool of Lawen_US
dc.subject.otherMagazineen_US
dc.title“Asilo Americano” and the Interplay of Sovereignty, Revolution, and Latin American Human Rights Advocacy -- The Case of 20th-Century Argentinaen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
dc.rights.holderCreighton Universityen_US
dc.description.volume3en_US
dc.publisher.locationOmaha, Nebraskaen_US
dc.title.workCreighton International and Comparative Law Journalen_US
dc.description.pages215-231en_US
dc.date.year2012en_US
dc.date.monthFallen_US
dc.description.issue1en_US


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