Human Rights Law

Articles 55 56 member states say we will act

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Unformatted text preview: n Rights Law o 1. Pre- World War 2 no written rules for how states have to take care of their own citizens. States say we are sovereign, don’t mess with us, we can do what we want. You could legally gas your own people It was the Holocaust that led to UN as body should address human rights. – remarkable legal change, that a global organization was dedicated to promoting human rights o 2. The UN Charter 1. Preamble • prevent another war, “reaffirm faith in human rights and dignity and worth of human person and equal rights o...
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2014 for the course GOVT 403 taught by Professor Catherinebethlotrionte during the Fall '13 term at Georgetown.

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