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Lesson #10: The right to life

Category
Training Material
Subject
Policing

Description

Material for a 2-hour lesson, part of the Human Rights and Law Enforcement Course, developed by the Kosovo Police Service School.

Subject
Policing
Target group
Cadets
Region
South-Eastern Europe
Keywords
human rights, use of force

Summary

The goal of this lesson is to highlight the importance of police in protecting the right to life and the lawful use of force to effective policing.

By the end of the lesson the participants will be able to:

  1. List at least three documents that protect the right to life based on the handout
  2. List three situations when deprivation of life shall not be regarded as violation of human rights according to Article 2 of the European Convention of Human Rights
  3. Establish a link between the work of the police and international human rights standards
  4. List the three criteria of the use of force
  5. Explain how the violation of the right to life can be best avoided

Information

Added on
25 Oct 2002
Origin
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Target group
Cadets
Region
Serbia
Keywords
human rights, use of force
Rights
OSCE