Human rights law beyond borders: Confronting austerity in Greece

21 January by Margot E. Salomon

Margot Salomon has played a key role in documenting international responsibility for the human rights violations resulting from the austerity conditions imposed on Greece following the debt crisis. Dr Salomon’s research was based on her involvement in the development of the Maastricht Principles which define states’ obligations for human rights beyond national borders.

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Contributors: Margot Salomon, LSE Associate Professor of Law; Zoe Konstantopoulou, former President of the Greek Parliament; Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, UN Independent Expert on Foreign Debt and Human Rights.

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Author

Margot E. Salomon

PhD Centre for the Study of Human Rights and Law Department London School of Economics and Political Science


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